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RAC research finds motorists ignore closed motorway lanes

Estimated reading time: 2 mins, 48 secs.

Research by the RAC has found that nearly a quarter (23%) of drivers admitted to driving in a motorway lane closed by a red X in the past year.

Alice Sanderson, March 13, 2019

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Personal Injury

Tougher rules on potholes considered by the government

Estimated reading time: 2 mins 40 secs

The government is considering new proposals that could see tougher rules imposed on utility companies around potholes. This comes at a time where pothole repair bills mount.

Alice Sanderson, March 08, 2019

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Personal Law Hints, Tips & Research

Landlords encouraged to break short-term letting laws

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A BBC investigation has found that landlords in London are being encouraged to break strict short-term letting laws by property management companies.

Alice Sanderson, February 26, 2019

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Personal Law Hints, Tips & Research

First-time buyers taking most mortgages

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Research by the Halifax bank has found that first-time buyers now make up the majority of home purchases bought with a mortgage in the UK.

Alice Sanderson, February 25, 2019

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Medical Negligence Hints, Tips & Research

New rapid test could mean earlier sepsis diagnosis

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Researchers have developed a new device which detects sepsis in 2.5 minutes.

Alice Sanderson, February 22, 2019

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Hints, Tips & Research

How well do people know the Highway Code?

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First4Lawyers quizzed more than 2,500 people to see how well they know the Highway Code, and you know what? Not one person scored 100%

First4Lawyers, February 20, 2019

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Personal Law

Tenants given power to sue landlords over unfit living conditions

Reading time: 3 mins 28 secs

A new law coming into effect in March will give tenants the power to sue their landlords for unfit and unsafe conditions in their home.

Alice Sanderson, February 18, 2019

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Hints, Tips & Research

Managing food allergies in the workplace

Reading time: 3 mins 27 secs

What are the laws surrounding allergy management in the workplace, and what are the responsibilities of bosses?

Alice Sanderson, February 18, 2019

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Personal Law Business Law

Criminal records disclosure scheme is ‘infringement of human rights’

Reading time: 3 mins 2 secs

Supreme Court judges have ruled that the way criminal records are disclosed to employers is an infringement of human rights.

Alice Sanderson, February 01, 2019

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