COVID19 and your employment rights

In general, your employment rights during COVID19 are much the same as your employment rights at any other time. There may, however, be questions about how they should be interpreted […]

Meet a Small Business Owner: Gemma from That’s Her Business, Manchester

Every year, over 4 million people choose Rocket Lawyer UK for their legal needs, whether it’s starting a business, hiring new people or getting answers from lawyers that specialise in […]

Meet a Small Business Owner: Niraj from Previns, Leicester

Every year, over 4 million people choose Rocket Lawyer UK for their legal needs, whether it’s starting a business, hiring new people or getting answers from lawyers that specialise in […]

Extension of the furlough scheme and what you need to know

Note: This article was edited on 5 November 2020 to reflect the Chancellor’s extension of the CJRS until March 2021.   The UK Government has announced that a second national […]

Understanding high net worth divorce

In regular divorce cases, usually, the biggest challenge is ensuring a “fair and equitable” split of the family home and any pension funds. In high net worth divorce cases, issues […]

How to protect your business when an employee leaves

Ransomware and hacking attacks may be what makes the media headlines. In the real world, however, most data theft is probably the digital equivalent of pick pocketing. It can be […]

The laws for safety surrounding heating & air conditioning

Heating is vital for both homes and businesses even in the most southerly parts of the UK. Air conditioning can be beneficial for homes and businesses in the most northerly […]

Understanding the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020

The UK’s divorce laws have long been dubbed as archaic and outdated. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 is expected to change this. Coming into force in autumn 2021, […]

Health & safety in the children’s entertainment industry

The children’s entertainment industry has been hit very hard by lockdown. With the summer season now over, it faces a long hard road into 2021. That having been said, all […]

What the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) means for aspiring lawyers

From 1 September 2021, the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) will transform the way that individuals enter the legal profession. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has designed this new system to […]

Renting during COVID-19: Student tenancy rights and responsibilities

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused great disruption and uncertainty for landlords and tenants across the country.  In this week’s blog, we look at the landlord-tenant relationship in the context of […]

The role of physical security for the hospitality industry

Physical security guards have long been a useful asset for the hospitality industry. They give owners, staff and patrons a sense of security. This sense of security is well-justified. Physical […]