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The UK’s divorce laws have long been dubbed as archaic and outdated.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 […]

What does the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 mean for me?

The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016, described as bringing about ‘the biggest change to Welsh housing law for decades’, is set to come into force on 1 December 2022. The […]

What does the end of Plan B mean?

The Government announced that between 19 and 27 January 2022 the so-called ‘Plan B’ measures will come to an end. Read this blog to find out more about what this […]

The new mobile phone driving law

There is a wide array of driving offences that can often result in fines, points on a licence – and, in more serious cases, driving bans and criminal prosecutions. One […]

The newly announced carer’s leave

In 2020, the Government consulted on introducing a ‘carer’s leave’ as a ‘day one right’ to help employees with long-term caring responsibilities balance these with their paid work. The Government’s […]

Meet a Small Business Owner: Lorna and Mindy from H&H Research

In 2020, over 4 million people chose Rocket Lawyer UK for their legal needs. We decided to share these stories to find out more about our customers.  In this interview, […]

What are your rights as a tenant in 2021

Although the UK is, in general, very much on the move back to “business as usual”, many aspects of life are still in flux. One of them is the issue […]