Archive for May, 2022

The newly announced Cost of Living Support package

On 26 May, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered a Cost of Living Support package. While some support was already provided in March’s Spring Statement, this new support package provides specific […]

5 documents to make your business GDPR-compliant

On Wednesday 25 May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) turned 4!  When the GDPR first came into force on 18 May 2018 it drastically changed the data protection landscape […]

How is the law fighting against the dangers of Smart Tech?

Smart technology is everywhere now, and most of us have some form of it in our homes. It provides massive amounts of convenience, but the huge levels of data that […]

Happy 4th Birthday GDPR!

Let’s join hands and sing a merry tune; It’s time to blow up a balloon; For today we celebrate the four years we’ve spent; Processing data and getting consent! Happy […]

Mental health, body image and the law: new advertising and photo retouching rules

In our modern age of ever-present social media, reality TV, and pandemic-exacerbated social isolation, unrealistic beauty standards are a pervasive part of young people’s lives.  These unrealistic ideals make it […]

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The Queen’s Speech 2022: Implications for small businesses

This week’s Queen’s Speech helped open the new Parliamentary session by setting out the Government’s legislative priorities for the next year. Among the speech’s eclectic list of Bills are some […]

How to promote mental well-being in the workplace

Updated 15 September 2023 Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that, for the 2020/2021 year, 50% of all work-related ill health cases were due to stress, depression […]

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Long Covid – is it a disability?

With restrictions easing across the UK, the initial emergency of the Covid-19 pandemic may feel like it is over. However, many people continue to suffer from prolonged symptoms, known as […]

Upcoming changes in real estate law

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic brought dynamic changes to the UK’s commercial and residential real estate markets: people and businesses moved in and out of cities and between smaller and larger […]

The new legal age for marriage in the UK

UK marriage laws are changing. The minimum legal age for marriages and civil partnerships in England and Wales is going to rise to 18. Why is this change happening? What […]