Bank holidays and the law

Original version published on 12 September 2022. Being entitled to a certain amount of paid holiday is a right that most workers in the UK have. However, bank holidays can […]

Budget 2023: What are the key points?

On 15 March 2023, the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, delivered the Spring Budget in Parliament. Read this blog to learn more about the Budget’s key points and what they mean for […]

The Online Safety Bill and what it means for you

The Online Safety Bill, a proposed Act of Parliament that is intended to improve internet safety, especially for children and vulnerable individuals, is currently making its way through Parliament. It […]

Changing filing requirements for small companies

All companies in the UK (whether they’re trading or not) must file annual accounts with Companies House. Currently, small companies may submit accounts disclosing less information than medium or large […]

The ban on single-use plastic and what this means for your business

Originally published on 2 February 2023. In February 2023, the Government announced that certain single-use plastics have been banned in England since 1 October 2023. This ban follows similar laws […]

Starting a business in 2023

Original version published 30 December 2021. There are around 5.5 million small business enterprises (SMEs) currently operating in the UK – this accounts for 99.9% of the UK’s business population. […]

How to take part in Small Business Saturday

Original version published on 29 November 2022. The end of November is marked by Black Friday and Cyber Monday, giving shoppers the opportunity to buy items on sale. However, these […]

Summary of the Autumn Budget 2022

Chancellor Jemery Hunt announced the Autumn Budget on 17 November 2022. In the aftermath of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, September’s mini-Budget, the war in Ukraine and the rising cost of […]

What does the mini-Budget mean for me?

The Chancellor announced the mini-Budget – officially called the ‘Growth Plan 2022’ – on 23 September. With the cost of living rising, the Government announced a series of changes, including […]

Checklist to get your HMO ready for renting

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September marks the start of the university for the 2022/23 year and with that comes students moving into rented accommodation. If you rent out your property to multiple individuals (be […]

Too hot to work – when can I leave work because of the heat?

The UK is currently in the midst of a heatwave, with the Met Office issuing its first Red Extreme heat warning for 18 and 19 July. With temperatures potentially rising […]

How to make sure your wedding runs smoothly

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Planning a wedding takes a lot of time and effort and can be quite costly. To make sure you get to enjoy your big day, and that everything (including anything […]