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 […]

Lodger vs tenancy agreement

In this week’s blog we explore the difference between a tenant and a lodger and why it’s important to know the difference between a lodger agreement and tenancy agreement. The […]

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 […]

Dealing with late payments

Debt recovery

Recent research has found that the UK has the highest proportion of overdue B2B invoices in Western Europe at 42%, with the value of unpaid invoices sitting at a staggering […]

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 […]

5 ways landlords are saving time, money and hassle

Owning a rental property can be a time-consuming endeavour. And despite popular opinion, after fees, taxes, maintenance costs, and mortgage payments, the profits at the end of the month can […]

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 […]

Big changes to IR35 and the contractor industry set to come in for April 2020

workplace

A brief history of the Intermediary Legislation In 1999 as part of Gordon Brown’s fiscal budget during his tenure as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the government announced and introduced […]

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 […]