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The Law on the Web blog is the place to read about the latest happenings in law, including changes to legislation and guides to help you understand your legal rights.

Step up to the plate – how to adopt your stepchild

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 23 October 2015
  2. Family
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Adopting your stepson or stepdaughter will give you all of the rights & responsibilities of a birth parent. Here is how to adopt a stepchild, with explanations of alternatives to adopting.

Tougher penalties on the way for health and safety offences

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 20 October 2015
  2. Business
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Businesses would do well to take note that health and safety guidelines are seeing some significant tightening up this year, with the potential for more severe penalties for those who fail to heed them.

Destructive practices – are you a victim of constructive dismissal?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 16 October 2015
  2. Employment
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If you feel like you've been forced out of your job, you may have been a victim of what is known as ‘constructive dismissal’ - and you may be able to bring a claim against your former employer.

Heartless aunt sues poor child – how bad legal reporting damages justice

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 15 October 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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When the media misinterprets a lawsuit, it hides the real issue behind the story, and compromises our legal rights.

Self-employed? Here's how to set up a pension

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 14 October 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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Only 10% of self-employed have their own pension, but starting a pension on your own is not as difficult as you might think.