5 things to consider before starting a small business

June 27 marks Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day! According to a 2021 report by the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up 90% […]

Moving overseas? How to migrate your business to the UK

The UK has long been renowned as one of the world’s most business-friendly destinations. There were fears that this might change for the worse with Brexit. In reality, however, the […]

5 documents to make your business GDPR-compliant

On Wednesday 25 May the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) turned 4!  When the GDPR first came into force on 18 May 2018 it drastically changed the data protection landscape […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]