Vulnerable tenants could suffer most from changes to the eviction process

It’s almost inevitable that making any policy change will benefit some people, but could put others at a disadvantage. This is particularly true for any government policy which could affect […]

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 […]

‘Make do and mend’ – the new EU ecodesign rules

Kitchen appliance fires, flickering lighting, broken dishwashers, washing machines and fridges are all common issues which affect most households and cause us to replace expensive appliances, sometimes just after the […]

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 […]

To scrape or not to scrape?

Have you ever wondered why you need to click on all the traffic lights in a series of images before you can access a website? In many cases this is […]

The UK’s new packing laws explained

When plastic packaging first started to make its way into the mainstream, it was presented as a consumer convenience. The idea was that pre-wrapping everything would benefit customers by speeding […]

Have you been a victim of fraud?

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If you’ve ever experienced fraud, it can be distressing and emotionally draining. A common scam that has been increasing in recent years is ‘Authorised Push Payment’ (APP) fraud. However new […]

Social media and the future of regulatory law in the UK

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It was almost inevitable that the wilderness of the internet would end up being tamed – at least to some extent. In the UK, one of the latest attempts to […]

National Economic Crime Centre – Will the government’s plans work?

With Brexit getting closer by the day, it is imperative that the UK takes steps to ensure that it remains an attractive place to do business even after it departs […]

CBD Oil: What is it’s legal status in the UK?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound found in cannabis and CBD oil is derived from the plant’s secretions. Across the world, the laws relating to anything connected with marijuana seem to […]

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 […]

Talking about mental health at work

The importance of a positive attitude towards mental health in the workplace has been highlighted many times over recent years. Businesses acknowledge its significance to the workforce and employee productivity […]