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 […]

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 […]