Original version published on 19 June 2018. It was reported that absenteeism during the 2018 World Cup cost UK businesses £13 billion. With the 2022 FIFA World Cup starting on […]
LGBT+ Month – Pride at work
Originally published on 27 June 2019. Three years on For Pride Month in 2019, Rocket Lawyer’s senior paralegal Alan Cheung wrote this article full of interesting and practical advice about […]
Big immigration changes to come in January 2021
The information contained in this blog is for general information only and does not constitute or purport to be comprehensive legal advice. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure […]
Covid-19: Landlord and tenant issues you need to know
The guidance provided here is correct at the time of writing, but could become out-of-date very quickly depending on the situation and any new information provided by the government, the […]
How will coronavirus affect employers and businesses?
Please note the information contained within this blog is correct at the time of writing and is subject to change. Any quoted figures may have changed since publication. Consult a […]
Jack’s Law: New Parental Bereavement Leave to come into force from April 2020
Bereavement, grief and loss can cause many different symptoms and they affect people in different ways. There’s no right or wrong way to feel. There is no easy way of […]
Big changes to IR35 and the contractor industry set to come in for April 2020
A brief history of the Intermediary Legislation In 1999 as part of Gordon Brown’s fiscal budget during his tenure as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the government announced and introduced […]
Trade marks in modern pop culture
Trade marks appear everywhere in everyday life and they signify a ‘badge of origin’. A trade mark is an intellectual property right which distinguishes the goods or services of one […]
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 […]
Can you make a money claim without a lawyer?
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. […]
Ban on tenant fees – What does this mean for you?
The ban on tenant fees was first announced in Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn fiscal statement back in 2016. Fast forward to 2019 and the Tenant Fees Act 2019 finally came […]
Puppy love – Your legal guide to dog law
Dogs are the most popular pet owned in the UK with 26% of the population owning one. And it’s easy to see why. They’re loyal, affectionate, devoted – and are […]