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Power of Arrest Changes Come into Force

Changes to the law governing the arrest and questioning of suspects came into effect on 25th January this year. 

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Workers Fatally Injured Following Falls From Height

Failings by employers to protect their staff by effectively managing the risks involved in working at height have led to further fatalities at work, reports the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 

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Crack Down on Child Sexual Exploitation

Law enforcement agencies from the UK have been involved in a recent initiative, coordinated by Europol, to crack down on child sexual exploitation

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Workers Injured after Falling From Height

Falls from height continue to a major cause of injury in the workplace, despite wide recognition of the risks associated with working at height and the fact that information is readily available for employers on how to manage these risks safely. 

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Can children put themselves up for adoption?

Adoption laws are sensitive and include a number of technicalities. They must take into account the rights of both children and parents, making them understandably difficult. This means that a lot of people are unaware of the complex laws which surround adoption.

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