Archives for September 2013

Have alcohol licensing laws helped address binge drinking?

  “Binge drinking” is a problem that has caused plenty of concern amongst MPs in recent years. It has been estimated that more than a third of Brits have engaged in binge drinking at some point – a term defined by the NHS as “drinking lots of alcohol in a short space of time or […]

Quebec’s new secular charter and its legal implications

  Since the last few weeks, a debate has been raging in Canada. Years of compromising between multiculturalism and Quebec province’s secularity have exhausted the patience of many Quebecers, which are known to fiercely defend their cultural identity. With the election of a separatist government in September 2012, it was predictable that bills and laws […]

Can a business immigration attorney help with other issues?

  A business immigration attorney is a legal specialty that helps people to stay in the United States when they are citizens of other countries. Both individuals and corporations use these services on a regular basis to provide a legal way of residing in the U.S. without being a citizen. Law offices that provide this […]

Social media at work: a guide to not losing your job

  The vast majority of us will, from time to time, overindulge in the use of Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter while at work. But what is a productivity-reducing habit for most of us, can turn out to be an employment-killer for those that fail to adhere to basic rules and regulations about the use of […]

Ignorance of the law is no excuse

  Feeding pigeons, playing bingo or eating while sitting on a monument, bizarre as they might sound; they are all things that many tourists have been found guilty of when on their holidays abroad. When you book your dream trip overseas it’s certainly worth doing a little research into the area so that you don’t […]

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

  As a property or business owner, it is their responsibility to make sure that everyone on their premises is safe. Providing a safe environment includes identifying potential hazards and warning and protecting against those hazards. When this is neglected, a wide variety of injuries can occur. One of these injuries is slip and fall […]

Cell Phones and Driving: What’s the Florida Law?

  The legality of using your cell phone while driving can be a bit confusing, especially if you travel between states. Eleven states have outright banned hand-held cell phones for all drivers. Some have simply banned hand-held phones for teenage drivers, those with learner’s permits, or those who’ve had their license for only a short time. Some […]