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Prime Minister unveils her environment plan – with more 5p charges

Posted by admin on January 11th, 2018

The Prime Minister Theresa May recently made a speech laying out her environmental plans for the next couple of years. The plan extends over a 25 year period to the ultimate aim of getting rid of all ‘avoidable’ plastic. Among […]

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What is pension sharing and how it works?

Posted by admin on January 8th, 2018

Pension sharing is described as the way the pension pot is divided between two partners during a dissolution of a civil partnership or marriage. Going through a split or separation can be a very emotional and stressful time. Dividing assets can add […]

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The New GDPR and how you can prepare today

Posted by admin on January 5th, 2018

What is the GDPR? The general data protection regulations or otherwise known as GDPR are a new set of laws that will come into force on May 25th 2018. The law is an update on the traditional data protection act and […]

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Smart Motorways and its impact on business

Posted by admin on December 31st, 2017

In the next few months many of the motorways across England will be updated to new ‘smart motorways’. Alongside the fines and points – you could be fined up to £100 and earn three penalty points on your licence – the potential […]

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The new laws that could affect you in 2018

Posted by admin on December 31st, 2017

This year has been like any other with plenty of changes to existing law and the introduction of new law. Next year, 2018, will be no different with a raft of new legal changes set to take place. DWS Legal takes a […]

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A Guide to Driving in the Snow Legally

Posted by admin on December 20th, 2017

With major disruption across the UK, travel has become a difficult task to navigate. While trying to de-ice your windows, avoid ice patches and keep your balance, it can be easy to forget what you really need to do during […]

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Parcel hasn’t arrived? – What can you do?

Posted by admin on November 29th, 2017

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are finally over, and undoubtedly the shipping centres are busy sending out parcels after parcels. It’s expected that there can often be delays in the shipping due to the overwhelming demand. However, the seller of […]

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What are the UK laws on smacking?

Posted by admin on November 27th, 2017

Smacking children has always been a controversial subject. Whether or not it is socially acceptable has been a huge debate that still continues. New law may be bringing an end to that debate – as the law stands it is […]

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Black Friday Sales – What’s legal?

Posted by admin on November 21st, 2017

We’ve all seen the footage from previous years’ sales – customers punching, biting and kicking each other to get the last 80% off TV on the shelf, or to bag all the best clothing before it’s gone. Black Fridays have […]

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Supreme Court Ruling Allows Minimum Alcohol Pricing

Posted by admin on November 20th, 2017

The Scottish government has won a long supreme court battle after introducing a draft law to ensure a minimum price law on all alcoholic drinks. The Scottish government introduced the pricing in order to combat and reduce the number of […]

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