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May 21, 2021
Online safety vs. freedom of expression: Do new internet laws get the balance right?

The ‘Online Safety Bill’ will introduce landmark laws aiming to protect young and vulnerable people on the internet and crack down on social media abuse. But does the Bill protect online users in a meaningful way? And will freedom of speech be safeguarded?

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May 14, 2021
Queen's Speech 2021: The new laws that could affect you

The Queen's Speech set out around 30 new laws that ministers intend to pass this year. From voter reform to security and animal welfare, we’ve set out the proposals that could impact you most.

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May 7, 2021
Job hunting? Make sure you’re treated fairly in the recruitment process

Job hunting? It can often feel like employers have all the power - but it’s really important that you know your rights from the moment you see a role advertised, all the way up to an offer or rejection.

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April 30, 2021
Real-life Line of Duty : How is police corruption tackled in the UK?

As we head towards Sunday’s Line of Duty finale, how is anti-corruption within the police enforced in the real world? Are there specialised anti-corruption units? What measures are taken to prevent rogue individuals from joining the force?

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April 23, 2021
European Super League downfall: The future regulation of football

How will English football be regulated after the downfall of the European Super League? What's the future of club ownership and can american-style competitions be prevented?

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February 4, 2021
‘Landmark’ Domestic Abuse Bill‍ will afford survivors greater protection

With an increasing number of domestic abuse reports, exacerbated by the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown restrictions, a 'Landmark' Domestic abuse bill has been passed through the house of commons

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December 12, 2020
20% of whistleblowers are dismissed

Report reveals 20% of COVID-19 Whistleblowers are dismissed. In a climate of high anxiety about our health, safety and security, it is more important than ever that employers listen to whistleblowers. Unfortunately, UK whistleblowing charity Protect has found that some employers are ignoring

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November 24, 2020
Workplace bullying when there's no one in the office

Workplace bullying doesn't always stop when you leave the office. Now that many of us are working remotely some may also be experiencing new forms of workplace bullying. This guide provides some background and practical steps you can take if you are the subject of a toxic work environment

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November 12, 2020
Magna Carta and COVID legal myths

Does article 61 of the Magna Carta mean your business can stay open? Does not consenting to prohibition notices or stating you live under common law as a living person excuse you from fines? Here's our mythbuster on covid laws

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July 27, 2020
Face coverings are now mandatory - what this means for you

From the 24th July, the government made it a requirement to wear a face-covering in shops in England

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July 23, 2020
Lifting lockdown is limiting women - childcare

The lockdown has brought major changes to almost all in society. Now the lifting of the lockdown poses fresh challenges for women as the burden of childcare falls largely in their court, limiting career prospects

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June 11, 2020
The blame game of divorce

For decades, the United Kingdom’s divorce legislation has been criticised as an outdated and unwieldy ‘blame-game’ that needlessly antagonises relationships between divorcing couples.You may be surprised to hear of a case several years ago where a lady was told by the courts that she was not able to

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June 8, 2020
1 in 3 furloughed workers under pressure to keep working

1 in 3 furloughed workers under pressure to keep working for their employer despite that being an act of fraud, in London that figure is up to 59%. This is during an already stressful period for employees

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June 6, 2020
Protesting during covid - a guide

Is it legal to attend a protest during COVID-19? What rights do the police have? In this short guide, we address some of the most common questions.

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May 28, 2020
Dominic Cummings - a legal perspective

Durham Police believe Mr Cummings might have breached the rules. What do two senior barristers think about Dominic Cummings' actions? How would it look in court? Several senior lawyers have commented.

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May 21, 2020
Letter from our founder

When I jumped into this journey full-on just under a year ago, I could never have imagined I would be launching a startup in the middle of a global pandemic. Yet now, more than ever, the need for simple guidance for ordinary people facing legal challenges is so strong. 

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