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, […]

Planning permission for business signs

Business Signage on Private Property : Do you need planning permission

Most businesses need some form of signage. The reason most businesses need some form of signage is that signage is visible. That means your local authority is likely to have […]

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 […]

Summary of the Autumn Budget 2021

The Chancellor announced the Autumn Budget on 27 October. The Government’s plans focus on the ‘post-Covid’ era, and are intended to pave the way for an ‘economy of higher wages, […]

The proposed flexible working reform

The UK Government has proposed reforming and extending the statutory right to request flexible working, including the right to request flexible working from the first day of employment. It builds […]

The new Covid-19 Autumn and Winter Plan

On 14 September 2021, the UK Government published its coronavirus (COVID-19) Autumn and Winter Plan for England. The Government has two plans; Plan A (to be followed if the pandemic […]

Making subject access requests

Subject Access Requests

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) individuals can make data protection requests from businesses and other organisations in relation to any […]

The end of the UK furlough scheme

Furlough ending

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was introduced to support businesses with retaining staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Under the CJRS, staff members who would have otherwise been laid-off […]

What is business interruption insurance and do I need it

Our lives are full of different insurance products, and we might think that we’ve got them all covered, but that is not necessarily the case. Once your car, your home, […]

Understanding medical data retention

Medical data retention has to balance the need for care with respect for privacy. It also has to reflect real-world practicalities such as storage, both physical and digital. GDPR also […]

Is your blog legal?

You may be thinking, what does the law have to do with my blog? Well, if your blog is on a website and collects personal information about your blog’s users […]

Taxis And The Law For Passengers and Drivers

Taxis and The Law for Passengers and Drivers Taxis are the only vehicles permitted to collect people without a prior booking. This right confers certain obligations on drivers and the […]