What “calendars” should business owners be aware of?

2017

The 5th of April marks tax year end! As a person trying to save as much as I can, I’ve never been more aware of my personal allowance, ISA options, […]

Does Uber have to pay VAT?

Does Uber have to pay VAT?

A tax lawyer Jolyon Maugham has brought a case against Uber claiming that the startup is avoiding paying VAT.

3 legal documents for couples

3 legal documents for couples

Thinking about proposing on Valentine’s day? Buying a house with your partner? Moving in together? When making exciting decisions it’s easy to forget about legal matters, but discussing things up […]

We’re hiring! Paralegal position at Rocket Lawyer UK

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Excellent opportunity for a Law graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice to join a thriving legal technology company based in Shoreditch.

Child maintenance: £4 billion nationwide in arrears

Child maintenance payments

Across the country, there are single parents not receiving child maintenance payments which they are entitled to. £4 billion is owed in child maintenance nationwide. Campaigners and MPs say the […]

Formalising debt: loan agreements and promissory notes

Loans and promissory notes

If you are considering loaning money to – or borrowing money from – another business or individual, it’s a good idea to set out some of the key terms in […]

Tackling domestic violence – first steps

One of the most difficult steps in tackling domestic violence is first acknowledging that it’s taking place. It may have been something that has built up over several years of […]

Who owns intellectual property created by an employee?

Employees and IP

Intellectual property (IP) is the lifeblood of many companies, whether this involves a product reliant on a patent or consists of designs or artistic creations. But the actual creators of […]

Employee references: what are the obligations of an employer?

Employee references

Ending an employment relationship is often fraught with potential difficulties, particularly if you need to dismiss an employee. Even once you have successfully followed any relevant processes for dismissal or […]

How to sort out your finances during divorce

As we’ve heard over the last week, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are to divorce. Heard has cited irreconcilable differences for the split, and may be entitled to at least […]

Child custody – Making arrangements for children after divorce

Child custody

If you’re getting divorced or separating from a long term partner, the impact upon any children is often the most complicated and sensitive issue. Many questions surrounding child custody will […]

Need to vent about your rent? Your rights as a tenant

Vent your rent

Tenants are tweeting about their worst rental property experiences with the hashtag #VentYourRent, started by Generation Rent to highlight tenants’ issues. These include high rents, vermin, and damp. Read Rocket […]