Legal news archive

Posted on: 26/07/2012

A new survey reveals that younger drivers are still at the greatest risk of having an accident with a quarter being involved in an accident in their first six months on the road and 40% having an accident by the time they are 23 years old.



Posted on: 24/07/2012

A Leeds MP who is campaigning for tougher sentences for dangerous drivers has won an award from a road safety charity.



Posted on: 20/07/2012

Countrywide, the country’s biggest estate agent, has proposed a series of changes to provide the depressed housing market with a major boost with the key being substantial change to the stamp duty system.



Posted on: 19/07/2012

Greg Mulholland, the Liberal Democrat MP for Leeds North West wants to see new legislation brought in suspend people from driving as soon as they are charged with an offence of dangerous or careless driving.



Posted on: 16/07/2012

Leases often contain repairing obligations by reference to the ‘structure’ of the building in question but what does this mean?



Posted on: 16/07/2012

 

From 26 May all businesses with a website are required to obtain consent from users or subscribers in order to use cookies. This is to comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.



Posted on: 10/07/2012

Three leading road safety campaign groups have joined forces to call for dangerous cyclists to be dealt with in the same way as dangerous drivers.



Posted on: 10/07/2012

The government is set to introduce changes to social care which will cap the amount any individual will have to pay for their own care and will enable the elderly to move around the country more easily.



Posted on: 06/07/2012

A judge has stopped the media from reporting the details of a divorce after the father of the husband involved said that publication would cause him embarrassment and could ruin his career.



Posted on: 06/07/2012

A raise to the stamp duty on homes worth more than £2m, announced by the Chancellor in the last Budget, has led to a falling off in sales of these properties.



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