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How is technology affecting UK law?

22nd May 2017

With the rise of technology including drones, hoverboards, smart phones and social media, UK law has been forced to adapt. More data is being shared than ever before and while legislation has been introduced to…

Campaigns to change wildlife legislation in the UK

15th May 2017

Wildlife charities across the UK are fighting to protect native species. From the bumblebees to butterflies, badgers to hedgehogs, many of Britain’s once flourishing species are now struggling. Many charities…

Everything you need to know about the new UK speeding fines

8th May 2017

Serious speeding offenders will now face a 50 per cent higher fine under new legislation introduced in April. In a bid to reduce high-speed accidents, the new laws will see motorists paying fines of up to 150 per…

Bill to end violence against women and girls becomes UK law

2nd May 2017

A Bill put forward to implement the most comprehensive legal framework to end violence against women and girls became an Act of Parliament last week. This new law requires the government to set a timeline for the…

The role of the Attorney General for England and Wales

24th April 2017

David Bernstein, chairman of British Red Cross (left), Jeremy Wright QC (right) The UK Attorney General offers legal advice to the government in England and Wales. Officially known as Her Majesty’s Attorney…

What is the law on...? Common legal questions answered

21st April 2017

Is it illegal to pick up money found on the floor? What is the law on cold-calling? These are just some of the most commonly asked legal questions in the UK. In this article Law Absolute answers some of these…

Chatbot offering legal advice to refugees

11th April 2017

The creator of the DoNotPay chatbot, originally designed to help overturn parking fines, has now turned his attention to helping refugees. The chatbot, created by Stanford student Joshua Browder, now claims to have…

New UK laws introduced in April that could affect your finances

7th April 2017

New laws coming into force this week could have mixed effects on your finances, according to an article in The Independent. The changes, including a minimum wage increase and amendments to pension laws, will affect…