FIFA World Cup 2022 – Are you tackling employee absences properly?

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Original version published on 19 June 2018. It was reported that absenteeism during the 2018 World Cup cost UK businesses £13 billion. With the 2022 FIFA World Cup starting on […]

Summary of the Autumn Budget 2022

Chancellor Jemery Hunt announced the Autumn Budget on 17 November 2022. In the aftermath of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, September’s mini-Budget, the war in Ukraine and the rising cost of […]

What does the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill mean for me?

On 22 September 2022, the UK Government introduced the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill to Parliament. The Government has nicknamed their bill the ‘Brexit Freedoms Bill’. They’re hoping […]

Road laws cyclists need to be aware of

From cars to vans, bikes to pedestrians, we all need to use our roads. In the modern world, every type of transport is mixed together in a small space, so […]

What does the mini-Budget mean for me?

The Chancellor announced the mini-Budget – officially called the ‘Growth Plan 2022’ – on 23 September. With the cost of living rising, the Government announced a series of changes, including […]

What does the ‘Tipping Bill’ mean for tips, tronc, and service charges?

Many hospitality workers are hard-working, skilled staff who work often inconvenient hours catering to customers’ wants and needs. When customers decide to tip to reward excellent service, workers deserve their […]

New consumer protection rules: fighting fake reviews and sneaky subscription models

The digital age is accelerating, and with it comes new challenges for consumers hoping to consume with confidence. In recognition of these issues, in April the UK Government responded to […]

How to use RocketSign

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Rocket Lawyer UK recently released RocketSign, a new feature for all members who are signed up to Rocket Lawyer. From now, members can upload any document to Rocket Lawyer to […]

What does the Renters Reform Bill mean for me?

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The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has published its Renters Reform Bill (also known as the ‘A Fairer Private Rented Sector white paper’), which is part of a […]

The newly announced Cost of Living Support package

On 26 May, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered a Cost of Living Support package. While some support was already provided in March’s Spring Statement, this new support package provides specific […]

How is the law fighting against the dangers of Smart Tech?

Smart technology is everywhere now, and most of us have some form of it in our homes. It provides massive amounts of convenience, but the huge levels of data that […]

Mental health, body image and the law: new advertising and photo retouching rules

In our modern age of ever-present social media, reality TV, and pandemic-exacerbated social isolation, unrealistic beauty standards are a pervasive part of young people’s lives.  These unrealistic ideals make it […]