Electronic signatures and how they work

Electronic signatures – often also called esignatures (or e-signatures) and digital signatures – are exactly what they sound like. They are a way to digitally sign legal documents using your […]

LGBT+ Month – Pride at work

Pride

Originally published on 27 June 2019. Three years on For Pride Month in 2019, Rocket Lawyer’s senior paralegal Alan Cheung wrote this article full of interesting and practical advice about […]

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 […]

How to promote mental well-being in the workplace

An annual statistic from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) shows that for the 2020/2021 year, 50% of all work-related ill health cases were due to stress, depression or anxiety. […]

Long Covid – is it a disability?

Woman suffering from fatigue because of long Covid.

With restrictions easing across the UK, the initial emergency of the Covid-19 pandemic may feel like it is over. However, many people continue to suffer from prolonged symptoms, known as […]

Facilities in the workplace: what are your employees entitled to?

The COVID-19 pandemic has given many businesses a compelling reason to reassess their use of workspace. Remote- and hybrid-working are making it possible for some employers to reduce the amount […]

Can alcohol be consumed at work?

According to the National Statistics on Alcohol, more than 25 million adults in England regularly drink alcohol. While it is generally of no concern to employers what staff members do […]

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 […]

Employee rights in administration

If you are an employee, and the company you work for falls into administration it is a worrying time. You may be unsure if you will be paid your wages, […]

What to expect from employment law in 2022

For large parts of 2020 and 2021, employers across the UK had to quickly adapt to new and ever-changing regulations, restrictions, safety procedures and working environments. As we move into […]

What does the end of Plan B mean?

The Government announced that between 19 and 27 January 2022 the so-called ‘Plan B’ measures will come to an end. Read this blog to find out more about what this […]

Employee and employer rights to flexible working

The global pandemic changed the way that many of us work, and for some, it changed their perspective on work and how the balance with home life should be conducted. […]