Can alcohol be consumed at work?

According to the National Statistics on Alcohol, more than 25 million adults in England regularly drink alcohol. While it is generally of no concern to employers what staff members do […]

Sponsoring people under the Homes for Ukraine scheme

The UK’s new ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme opened on 18 March 2022. Under this scheme, individuals (and later businesses) can sponsor Ukrainians (and their immediate families) to come to the […]

Your legal guide to buying a pet

Pets have become more important to people over the years – often being considered members of the family. They’re loyal, affectionate, devoted and provide us with companionship and love. It’s […]

What to expect from employment law in 2022

For large parts of 2020 and 2021, employers across the UK had to quickly adapt to new and ever-changing regulations, restrictions, safety procedures and working environments. As we move into […]

What does the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 mean for me?

The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016, described as bringing about ‘the biggest change to Welsh housing law for decades’, is set to come into force on 1 December 2022. The […]

What does the end of Plan B mean?

The Government announced that between 19 and 27 January 2022 the so-called ‘Plan B’ measures will come to an end. Read this blog to find out more about what this […]

What to consider when running an online business?

Technology has drastically changed how people shop, with more and more people buying from online retailers. The Coronavirus pandemic has further accelerated this change, with online sales growing by about […]

Starting a business in 2022

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. SMEs account for three-fifths of the […]

The new mobile phone driving law

There is a wide array of driving offences that can often result in fines, points on a licence – and, in more serious cases, driving bans and criminal prosecutions. One […]

The newly announced carer’s leave

In 2020, the Government consulted on introducing a ‘carer’s leave’ as a ‘day one right’ to help employees with long-term caring responsibilities balance these with their paid work. The Government’s […]

Meet a Small Business Owner: Lorna and Mindy from H&H Research

In 2020, over 4 million people chose Rocket Lawyer UK for their legal needs. We decided to share these stories to find out more about our customers.  In this interview, […]

Setting up a property company as a landlord

When purchasing a buy-to-let property (a property you buy in order to rent it out to tenants) it’s important to think about how you will own the property and what […]