How will coronavirus affect employers and businesses?

Please note the information contained within this blog is correct at the time of writing and is subject to change. Any quoted figures may have changed since publication. Consult a […]

Resolve a dispute, ignore the court route

The well renowned investor Charlie Munger once stated that going to court is “notoriously time-consuming, inefficient, costly and unpredictable”. It’s hard to disagree with him, and unfortunately for many people […]

Private parking in the UK; what are your legal rights?

Parking on public land and parking on private land are governed by very different sets of rules and enforcement processes. For the most part, parking on public land is governed […]

The laws surrounding on-premises security guards

For legal and practical purposes, a security guard is simply a civilian like anybody else. In fact, a more accurate term for their job might be “watch person” because a […]

Rocket Lawyer is hiring a Digital Marketing Specialist!

Apply now! The role We are looking for digital marketing specialist with a passion for making the law affordable and simple for everyone. You will be instrumental in growing the […]

Law behind the Scenes: Football Transfers

In 2017, Neymar was transferred from Barcelona to Paris Saint Germain for a fee of nearly £200m. This is currently the record for the highest transfer fee of any football […]

Love, marriage, baby carriage (and a flexible working request)

So I recently returned to work after a year of maternity leave. I birthed, I fed, I burped, I cleaned spit-up, I played ‘peek-a-boo’ until I was blue in the […]

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 […]

Hosts and the Law

Airbnb

The online short-lets industry has become so big, that many landlords and tenants have considered this option to earn extra income. The likes of Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia and HomeAway are […]

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 […]