The Latest posts (Page 1 of 23) by Rocket Lawyer UK's blog, Everyday Law UK

The past, present and future of joint enterprise crime

joint enterprise

Joint enterprise crime is a grey area in the law, with many unsure exactly how these laws can, or should, be applied to crime cases. With a large amount of […]

Protecting children from effects of divorce

children

Divorce is an extremely difficult and challenging process, with everybody involved being impacted in some way or another. This is no exception where children are concerned, and they can often […]

New codes of practice for letting and managing agents

practice

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced that a code of practice and an independent regulator will be introduced for letting and managing agents in England, specifically […]

We’re Hiring! Legal Intern

Rocket Lawyer UK team banner - January 2016

Excellent opportunity for a paid legal intern to join a thriving legal technology company based in Shoreditch. About Rocket Lawyer We believe everyone deserves access to simple and affordable legal […]

Data protection – When should you destroy documents?

document

Data protection is very important especially with the introduction of the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018. New laws have meant that you need to have a good understanding of […]

World Day for International Justice

justice

July 17th is marked as World Day for International Justice (or International Justice Day). It’s an international day celebrated throughout the world to appreciate and support the international criminal justice […]

5 reasons why diversity is important at work

Diversity

Pride month has just finished but this doesn’t mean we should forget about diversity and inclusion, in particular in the workplace.

To say ‘I do’ or ‘I don’t’? The end of civil partnerships?

civil partnerships

Marriage is a long running institution which legally or formally recognises the union of two people as partners in a personal relationship. Civil partnerships are a form of civil union […]

Pride Month 2018 – Freedom to be yourself

Pride

June is LGBT Pride Month, and every year the LGBT+ community celebrates in a number of different ways. But Pride Month is more than just bright colours and parades. It’s […]

Brexit: EU citizens to apply for settlement

On the 21 June 2018, the Minister for Immigration, Caroline Nokes MP, set out the Government’s Statement of Intent that will allow EU citizens currently living in the UK to […]

Fifa World Cup 2018 – Are you tackling employee absences properly?

World Cup

It was reported that absenteeism during the 2006 World Cup cost UK businesses £100 million a day.

Cookies – What are they and what do they do?

Cookies

When I mention ‘cookies’, you probably imagine an oven-baked treat of the chocolate chip variety. In computer terminology though, cookies are completely different, but they both have something in common […]