Archive for May, 2021

What the Help to Build Scheme could mean for you

The UK Government has launched the Help to Build Scheme to kickstart a self-build “revolution”. The £150m Scheme is designed to make it easier for people to build their own […]

What are the legal responsibilities of a company director?

The legal responsibilities of company directors are laid down in the Companies Act, 2006. These apply when the company is solvent, but director responsibilities change if the company becomes insolvent […]


Can an employer make workplace Covid testing mandatory?

As the majority of UK businesses reopen for the UK Government’s Phase 3 out of lockdown strategy on 17 May, we look at how employers can make the workplace safer […]

TikTok’s unlawful use of children’s data

Popular video-sharing app TikTok is facing a claim backed by millions of children over its collection and use of personal data. The issue is that this illegal collection of data […]

Talking about mental health at work

For this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week we’re looking at the importance of having a  positive attitude towards mental health in the workplace.  Businesses acknowledge its significance to the workforce […]

Meet a Social Entrepreneur: Yomi from beBrave Network

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, […]

The Debt Respite Scheme explained and what it means for you

The Debt Respite (Breathing Space) Scheme is due to come into force on 04 May 2021. It will give individuals that are struggling to pay their debt a 60 day […]

Emergency right to rent measures are ending. What’s changing?

As a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government introduced a temporary change to the right to rent checks landlords need to carry out for prospective tenants in March 2020. […]

Increase in demand for green mortgages

Green mortgages are one of the many “green finance” weapons in the battle against climate change. They are designed to reward property owners through preferential mortgage terms in exchange for […]