‘Make do and mend’ – the new EU ecodesign rules

Kitchen appliance fires, flickering lighting, broken dishwashers, washing machines and fridges are all common issues which affect most households and cause us to replace expensive appliances, sometimes just after the […]

Equality for heterosexual couples?

I wrote a blog back in July 2018 (which you can read here) titled “To say ‘I do’ or ‘I don’t’? The end of civil partnerships?”.  It was about the […]

Tips on setting up an online marketplace

Online marketplaces have become increasingly popular and more and more people look to virtual platforms to buy and sell anything from technology to food. According to the European Commission, around […]

To scrape or not to scrape?

Have you ever wondered why you need to click on all the traffic lights in a series of images before you can access a website? In many cases this is […]

Landlords and Tenants: What the law has in store

Although the UK’s next scheduled general election isn’t until 2022, politicians of all persuasions seem to be gearing up into campaign mode and it seems reasonable to assume that housing […]

A legal guide to the conveyancing process

In simple terms, a conveyancer’s job is to make you aware of any potential legal issues relating to a property you intend to buy. These may not stop you from […]

The potential impact of Brexit on the haulage industry

Even though Brexit is now potentially less than two months away, there is still no firm news on what form it will take. That being so, it may be helpful […]

Revenge Evictions: Is the situation improving?

According to data obtained by the housing campaign group Generation Rent, just one in twenty private tenants who make formal complaints to the council against their landlords about poor living […]

The UK’s new packing laws explained

When plastic packaging first started to make its way into the mainstream, it was presented as a consumer convenience. The idea was that pre-wrapping everything would benefit customers by speeding […]

How pollution is choking the housing market

Did you know that airline flight paths can affect the price of a property?  It’s no secret that many factors come into play when it comes to the housing market, […]

Can you make a money claim without a lawyer?

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Late payments are a common problem for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) where it can create cash flow problems, stifle business growth and be the difference between insolvency and profitability. […]

5 things that could hold up your mortgage application

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From innocent mistakes to completely unanticipated problems, many factors can affect your mortgage application. More and more borrowers are finding out how seemingly minor details are costing them their mortgages. […]