8th August - Law News

2416th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: The world now stands together to fight single-use plastic but in a third-world country this might feel like a lonely cause. Joslin in Lebanon creates initiatives to convince the community to step away from plastic in a country ridden by a rubbish crisis.

Focus of the Day Story:
When small businesses believe they can trust the transparency of legal providers on fees, they are twice as likely to seek the advice of lawyers, according to the Legal Services Board (LSB).
The board said the finding supported the thrust of the Competition and Markets Authority’s recommendations, which called for greater price transparency, which are being implemented by all the legal regulators.
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