What happens when you break copyright laws?

It is said that possession is nine-tenths of the law, but when it comes to copyright, this is not necessarily the case. Copyright law is there to protect the creators […]

What is family arbitration & do you need it?

Family arbitration is a means of settling issues relating to family law without the need for a full court hearing. It is mostly used to deal with issues relating to […]

What to consider when running an online business?

Technology has drastically changed how people shop, with more and more people buying from online retailers. The Coronavirus pandemic has further accelerated this change, with online sales growing by about […]

Starting a business in 2022

There are around 5.5 million small business enterprises (SMEs) currently operating in the UK – this accounts for 99.9% of the UK’s business population. SMEs account for three-fifths of the […]

Employee and employer rights to flexible working

The global pandemic changed the way that many of us work, and for some, it changed their perspective on work and how the balance with home life should be conducted. […]

The new mobile phone driving law

There is a wide array of driving offences that can often result in fines, points on a licence – and, in more serious cases, driving bans and criminal prosecutions. One […]

Can you employ your own child for work?

You can employ your own child for work provided that they meet the legal criteria for the work involved. Your child will have the same rights as any other employee […]

The newly announced carer’s leave

In 2020, the Government consulted on introducing a ‘carer’s leave’ as a ‘day one right’ to help employees with long-term caring responsibilities balance these with their paid work. The Government’s […]

Meet a Small Business Owner: Lorna and Mindy from H&H Research

In 2020, over 4 million people chose Rocket Lawyer UK for their legal needs. We decided to share these stories to find out more about our customers.  In this interview, […]

Planning permission for business signs

Business Signage on Private Property : Do you need planning permission

Most businesses need some form of signage. The reason most businesses need some form of signage is that signage is visible. That means your local authority is likely to have […]

Setting up a property company as a landlord

When purchasing a buy-to-let property (a property you buy in order to rent it out to tenants) it’s important to think about how you will own the property and what […]

What are your rights as a tenant in 2021

Although the UK is, in general, very much on the move back to “business as usual”, many aspects of life are still in flux. One of them is the issue […]