First published March 8 2022. It’s International Women’s Day 2023 – a day to shine a light on female entrepreneurship. Here at Rocket Lawyer, we pride ourselves on encouraging and […]
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 […]
Selling a business before you get divorced: What’s the deal?
You can sell any assets you own before your divorce. This includes any business you own outright. You will, however, usually have to declare the proceeds from the sale to […]
Illegal video recording: 4 legal implications of taking videos without permission
If you didn’t know any better, you might say taking videos without permission is a harmless crime—but that’s far from the truth. It’s actually a crime that comes with various […]
Legal requirements for opening your own care home
Opening a care home is a very worthwhile task and one which takes a lot of careful thought and planning, not least because there are a number of legal requirements […]
The importance of financial modelling in projecting your business’ future
A major part of running a business is preparing for the future. You’ve always got to make sure you’re ready to meet customers’ needs before those needs actually arise, and […]
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. […]
What hauliers should understand when exporting goods from the UK
There have always been laws around what you can export from the UK and how you do it, but thanks to Brexit and wars across the world, amongst other things, […]
Social media is a business tool, not a hobby!
Social media is one of the most important aspects of any business, whether you’re a startup or an established company. It allows you to reach new customers, build relationships with […]
How to take part in Small Business Saturday
The end of November is marked by Black Friday and Cyber Monday, giving shoppers the opportunity to buy items on sale. However, these days tend to predominantly benefit larger businesses […]
What laws and regulations do wholesalers need to consider?
All businesses need to comply with both the law and applicable regulations. This includes wholesalers. Setting up your business This is not specific to wholesalers but is still an important […]
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 […]