Jack’s Law: New Parental Bereavement Leave to come into force from April 2020

Employment Law from Rocket Lawyer

Bereavement, grief and loss can cause many different symptoms and they affect people in different ways. There’s no right or wrong way to feel. There is no easy way of […]

Brexit and the food and confectionery industry

During the two World Wars, the UK took to its own lands to compensate for its inability to import food. The population was much smaller than it is now and […]

Security products on commercial retail premises

These days a significant percentage of workplace security consists of the effective usage of physical barriers such as bollards and security gates. While these barriers are fairly “low-tech” and hence […]

A Brief Guide to the Laws Surrounding HGV Drivers

Currently, the UK is still bound by the EU’s rules on working time in general and HGV drivers’ hours in particular. As and when Brexit happens, there is likely to […]

Private Hire Regulation in London

Transport for London’s (TfL) decision not to renew Uber’s licence has attracted a lot of media attention recently. In this week’s blog we look at what went wrong for Uber […]

We’re hiring! Consultant Solicitors

About the role We’re looking to expand the number of consultants we work with to provide legal advice to our small and start-up business and consumer customers. We’re particularly interested […]

Workplace Eye Health

Eye health

The majority of employees these days spend most of their time looking at displays, such as laptops, desktop computers, tablets or smartphones to do their job. A 2018 study showed […]

Have you registered your drone?

Regulation around drones has been a long time coming, especially in light of the chaos caused at London’s Gatwick airport last year when numerous flights were suspended. The Civil Aviation […]

Vulnerable tenants could suffer most from changes to the eviction process

eviction

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 […]