Big changes to IR35 and the contractor industry set to come in for April 2020

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A brief history of the Intermediary Legislation In 1999 as part of Gordon Brown’s fiscal budget during his tenure as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the government announced and introduced […]

Trade marks in modern pop culture

Trade marks appear everywhere in everyday life and they signify a ‘badge of origin’. A trade mark is an intellectual property right which distinguishes the goods or services of one […]

Tips on setting up an online marketplace

Online marketplaces have become increasingly popular and more and more people look to virtual platforms to buy and sell anything from technology to food. According to the European Commission, around […]

The potential impact of Brexit on the haulage industry

Even though Brexit is now potentially less than two months away, there is still no firm news on what form it will take. That being so, it may be helpful […]

Can you make a money claim without a lawyer?

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Late payments are a common problem for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) where it can create cash flow problems, stifle business growth and be the difference between insolvency and profitability. […]

Legal responsibilities for electronic equipment manufacturers

From a legal perspective, the manufacturer of electrical goods is the entity which is primarily responsible for designing and manufacturing equipment so that it complies with the safety requirements of […]

Making Tax Digital for VAT: What do HMRC’s updates mean for you?

Expected to roll out in 2020 the earliest, Making Tax Digital (MTD) is an HMRC scheme that will require businesses to do all their taxes online. Making Tax Digital for […]

6 changes to employment law in 2019

2019 is the year of change for employment law, with 6 big changes on the horizon ranging from post-Brexit immigration rules to national minimum wage increases to parental bereavement pay. […]

Data protection and discrimination: From recruitment to the workplace

There are certain rules on data protection that each business must consider in order to ensure that they are compliant with UK law. However, the collection of data occurs long […]

We’re hiring! Consultant Solicitors

About the role We’re looking to expand the number of consultants we work with to provide legal advice to our small business and consumer customers. We’re particularly interested in people […]

Advertising laws relaxed for vape and e-cigarette products

An announcement made by the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP), revealed that health claims are no longer banned from advertisements for e-cigarettes.

A legal guide to hallmarking jewellery

Whilst it is legal in the UK for jewellers, goldsmiths and silversmiths to sell jewellery without a hallmark, certain precious metals such as gold, platinum and palladium require an official […]