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A collection of general law posts.

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DWP slammed over poverty redefinition

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 03 July 2015
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Iain Duncan Smith has fulfilled a long-held ambition to redefine how child poverty is measured, dubbing the old method "deeply flawed".

Conservative estimate - what legal changes might the new government make?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 11 May 2015
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Against all odds, the Conservatives have secured a majority government in the election. We take a look at what the next five years might hold in terms of changes to the legal landscape.

Taught law - getting into the legal profession

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 27 April 2015
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When someone mentions a career in law, the first thing that may come into your head is a law degree. But studying law in further education after leaving school isn’t the only route into a legal career.

Domestic slavery in the UK?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 21 April 2015
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Despite the government’s purported commitment to ending modern slavery, it seems unwilling to revert a change to the law which is forcing migrant domestic workers to remain with abusive employers.

Legal aid reforms: a denial of justice?

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 17 April 2015
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The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, commonly known as LASPO, dealt a hammer blow to legal aid in the UK.