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 […]

NFTs and the law

NFTs have recently become increasingly popular as a result of the blockchain boom and the rise of digital art. Much like blockchain, NFTs are a mystery to many and raise […]

Easter egg economics: can I legally sell homemade chocolate?

The Easter holidays are approaching and the entrepreneurs amongst us might be considering how their love for egg-shaped chocolate could be turned into a viable business venture. But how easy […]

Waste management laws your business should not be ignoring

When it comes to managing your waste as a business, there are things you could do and things that you must do. There are strict laws in the UK pertaining […]

Earth Day 2022: How can I make my business more sustainable?

22 April 2022 is Earth Day, a global day of action and thought for furthering environmental sustainability aims. The Earth Day theme for 2022 is Invest in our Planet. One […]

Natasha’s Law: How it might affect your business

Food is something that everyone should be able to enjoy, but even a simple sandwich can cause a huge risk for some. Allergies to certain foods have the potential to […]

What does the Spring Statement mean for me and my business?

On 23 March the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, made his 2022 Spring Statement to Parliament. The statement is effectively a ‘mini-budget’ for the nation and includes various tax changes intended to […]

New data protection rules for international data transfers

Data protection laws protect individuals’ rights to have their personal information dealt with by businesses in a manner that is fair, safe and transparent. The UK General Data Protection Regulation […]

Legal considerations when starting your Etsy shop

Baking sourdough, gardening, Zoom quizzes… the Covid-19 pandemic brought many interesting trends. One of the most exciting and persistent is the boom in people starting their own businesses making and […]

Important legal considerations for e-commerce stores

E-commerce stores have seen a huge boom in the last few years, something which has been helped massively by the Covid lockdowns. They offer huge amounts of convenience for the […]

Starting your business – 7 tips for women entrepreneurs

It’s International Women’s Day 2022 – a day to shine a light on female entrepreneurship. Here at Rocket Lawyer, we pride ourselves on encouraging and supporting women business owners, helping […]

Is your facial recognition technology GDPR compliant

Biometric data is the next frontier of security. While it has tremendous potential it also presents tremendous challenges. One of them is complying with UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). […]