laws 2018

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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parking on the pavement. what's the law

Pavement Parking – are you breaking the law?

Posted by admin on November 14th, 2017

A quick nip to the house, shops or more – tired of searching for a parking? we’ve all done it – parked on the pavement and not left enough room for pedestrians. As with most things, the capital city seems […]

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Legal Loophole lets developers build less affordable housing

Posted by admin on November 7th, 2017

Property developers are using a legal loophole to get out of building thousands of affordable homes, particularly in Manchester. The housing charity, Shelter created a report to investigate property development and found that ‘viability assets’ reduced the number of homes built […]

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Robot Lawyers – A possible Future?

Posted by admin on November 1st, 2017

While most industries can predict that sometime in the future a robot would do their job, the future of more skilled jobs has often not felt the creeping shadow of technology. However, last month a competition was held between a […]

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Who will inherit if there is no will? – Rules of Intestacy

Posted by admin on October 31st, 2017

When someone dies without a will, their property will be shared out according to the rules of intestacy. Anyone who dies without a will is called an intestate person. Creating a will is important to ensure your estate is passed […]

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