Latest Stories from Legislation Promoted Stories,2015-04-12:/category/legal-law/legislation2015-04-12T23:38:48-07:00<![CDATA[How to legally give someone Power of Attorney]]>,2015-02-19:3405342015-02-19T07:36:03-08:00logo

When we are fit and well, we don’t often imagine what life would be like if we were unable to do the regular day to day things. Even the simplest of tasks, like popping to the bank or going shopping are things that we do without giving a second thought. But what if we lose the capacity to carry out such actions? If someone becomes ill or is unable to make rational decisions for themselves, they may lose the mental capacity to carry out ‘normal’ everyday things. That’s where having a Power of Attorney could be extremely beneficial.]]>
<![CDATA[Pre-Nups and Post-Nups: Not Just For the Rich and Famous]]>,2014-12-09:3287392014-12-09T03:23:01-08:00logo

Pre-nuptial agreements are familiar to many people from the media coverage of celebrity marriage breakups, and the disputes that occur about the splitting of the assets of the rich and famous after divorce. However, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements are also available for those of us who don’t have multimillion-dollar estates to protect. Family lawyers can see you through the process of drawing up an agreement with your partner concerning what happens to your assets should your marriage or civil partnership break down.]]>
<![CDATA[The lawful quest for parentally abducted children]]>,2014-10-03:3066172014-10-03T06:11:01-07:00logo

Arguably the most challenging issue faced by practitioners of International Family Law is that of parental child abduction across borders. This article takes a look at the organisations involved in helping to find an abducted child.]]>
<![CDATA[What to Do If You Have an HMRC Tax Enquiry]]>,2014-09-09:2983412014-09-09T08:48:02-07:00logo

Under the Finance Act of 2008, the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) now have new powers to investigate taxes a lot more thoroughly. Unfortunately, properly kept records and accurate tax returns are not necessarily enough to avoid a HMRC tax enquiry. ]]>
<![CDATA[Help Complying With Building Regulations Birmingham ]]>,2014-06-16:2734632014-06-16T06:35:04-07:00logo

Building regulations have been created to ensure that whatever change you make to the structure of your home, your home will remain habitable. ]]>
<![CDATA[The Importance Of A Periodic Inspection]]>,2014-06-02:2685672014-06-02T02:49:03-07:00logo

Electrical installation and testing is a big part of an electrician’s job role. Those premises which are open to the public, such as a shop, a school, a doctor’s surgery or a pub, will need to have regular electrical tests to ensure that all of the electrical equipment is safe and conforms to regulations. ]]>
<![CDATA[Homosexuals Cornered in Russia]]>,2013-09-18:1851432013-09-19T09:34:46-07:00logo

Sep 18 2013 (IPS) - “It’s okay to be gay in Russia if you live in a big city such as St. Petersburg or Moscow, study at university or work at a liberal company, but even here you can’t feel absolutely safe,” says Nikita Mironov, describing the climate of fear that many homosexuals face in Russia.]]>
<![CDATA[DMCA vs. ISP Subscriber Blues Continue]]>,2013-01-24:1066022013-01-24T17:26:27-08:00logo

How would you respond if your Internet service provider was able to cease your business's operation without notice or apparent cause? DMCA vs ISP Subscriber Blues Continue...]]>
<![CDATA[The iPhone 5 Was "Disappointing" And We Only Have Ourselves To Blame ]]>,2012-09-14:988572012-09-14T09:06:20-07:00logo

After Apple released the iPhone 5, many people called it a complete failure in terms of innovation and that Apple is no longer producing magical products. Here's why.]]>
<![CDATA[Smoking Cannabis is not as Safe as you Think]]>,2012-06-25:986592012-06-25T03:55:03-07:00logo

If you think smoking cannabis is safer than using normal cigarettes, think again. A new report from the British Lung Foundation, (BLF), found that one third of all people believe smoking marijuana is harmless. This is despite the BLF finding that a single cannabis cigarette contains 20 times the amount of carcinogens as a tobacco cigarette.]]>
<![CDATA[Net Neutrality is now considered a “theft of service”? ]]>,2012-05-16:985312012-05-16T20:24:38-07:00logo

Does this mean any ISP or carrier can or has the right to file “theft of service” charges against high-tech companies such as Facebook, Yahoo, Google, Netflix and Vonage alike?]]>