What does the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill mean for me?

On 22 September 2022, the UK Government introduced the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill to Parliament. The Government has nicknamed their bill the ‘Brexit Freedoms Bill’. They’re hoping […]

What are my rights if my holiday accommodation is cancelled?

With Liverpool being announced as the host city for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, people are reporting their previously booked holiday accommodations being cancelled. But what are your rights when […]

Supplement your income with help from Rocket Lawyer

With the new school year starting, the cost of living going up, and even Christmas almost around the corner, it’s a great time to see what you can do to […]

Dynamic workforces: changing employment terms to meet business’ and employees’ needs

It’s almost Autumn in the UK. In 2022, the new season looks set to be a season of change for many employees. The usual September shifts are coming up: children […]

Back to school: flexible working and leave rights for parents and carers

The new school year is fast approaching. For many parents, it will be the first time they’ve had to make sure their work is flexible enough to allow them to […]

The end of ‘no fault’ eviction

The word ‘eviction’ has some negative connotations. It can bring to mind people being forced to leave their homes, or having to leave because they did something wrong. However, serving […]

Assistance dogs and the Equality Act 2010

Thousands of people across the UK enjoy their lives with the assistance of highly trained canine companions. Small business owners should know how to uphold the rights of assistance dog […]

What does the ‘Tipping Bill’ mean for tips, tronc, and service charges?

Many hospitality workers are hard-working, skilled staff who work often inconvenient hours catering to customers’ wants and needs. When customers decide to tip to reward excellent service, workers deserve their […]

New consumer protection rules: fighting fake reviews and sneaky subscription models

The digital age is accelerating, and with it comes new challenges for consumers hoping to consume with confidence. In recognition of these issues, in April the UK Government responded to […]

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 […]

The Queen’s Speech 2022: Implications for small businesses

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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 […]

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 […]