The Queen’s Speech 2022: Implications for small businesses

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This week’s Queen’s Speech helped open the new Parliamentary session by setting out the Government’s legislative priorities for the next year. Among the speech’s eclectic list of Bills are some […]

Upcoming changes in real estate law

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic brought dynamic changes to the UK’s commercial and residential real estate markets: people and businesses moved in and out of cities and between smaller and larger […]

The new legal age for marriage in the UK

UK marriage laws are changing. The minimum legal age for marriages and civil partnerships in England and Wales is going to rise to 18. Why is this change happening? What […]

NFTs and the law

NFTs have recently become increasingly popular as a result of the blockchain boom and the rise of digital art. Much like blockchain, NFTs are a mystery to many and raise […]

Earth Day 2022: How can I make my business more sustainable?

22 April 2022 is Earth Day, a global day of action and thought for furthering environmental sustainability aims. The Earth Day theme for 2022 is Invest in our Planet. One […]

Natasha’s Law: How it might affect your business

Food is something that everyone should be able to enjoy, but even a simple sandwich can cause a huge risk for some. Allergies to certain foods have the potential to […]

Understanding the new no-fault divorce process

The UK’s divorce laws have long been dubbed as archaic and outdated. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 is changing this. This new law, which came into force on […]

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 […]

New data protection rules for international data transfers

Data protection laws protect individuals’ rights to have their personal information dealt with by businesses in a manner that is fair, safe and transparent. The UK General Data Protection Regulation […]

Sponsoring people under the Homes for Ukraine scheme

The UK’s new ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme opened on 18 March 2022. Under this scheme, individuals (and later businesses) can sponsor Ukrainians (and their immediate families) to come to the […]

How to protect and support your workforce in Ukraine

Armed international conflicts can have disastrous impacts on individuals, countries, and businesses that operate in war zones. For UK businesses that have workers in the area, these conflicts present a […]

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 […]