The Latest posts (Page 1 of 28) by Rocket Lawyer UK's blog, Everyday Law UK

The UK’s new packing laws explained

Plastic

When plastic packaging first started to make its way into the mainstream, it was presented as a consumer convenience. The idea was that pre-wrapping everything would benefit customers by speeding […]

Revenge Evictions: Is the situation improving?

Eviction

According to data obtained by the housing campaign group Generation Rent, just one in twenty private tenants who make formal complaints to the council against their landlords about poor living […]

How pollution is choking the housing market

Pollution

Did you know that airline flight paths can affect the price of a property?  It’s no secret that many factors come into play when it comes to the housing market, […]

Can you make a money claim without a lawyer?

claim

Late payments are a common problem for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) where it can create cash flow problems, stifle business growth and be the difference between insolvency and profitability. […]

5 things that could hold up your mortgage application

mortgage

From innocent mistakes to completely unanticipated problems, many factors can affect your mortgage application. More and more borrowers are finding out how seemingly minor details are costing them their mortgages. […]

Have you been a victim of fraud?

fraud

If you’ve ever experienced fraud, it can be distressing and emotionally draining. A common scam that has been increasing in recent years is ‘Authorised Push Payment’ (APP) fraud. However new […]

Is a ‘Good Divorce’ possible?

Divorce

Divorce can be a difficult experience, especially when there are children, multiple properties and significant assets or debts involved. But is it possible to have a “good” divorce? With the […]

LGBT Month – Pride at work

Pride

June is LGBT Pride Month and for this year’s pride month I want to talk about sexual orientation in the workplace. I’ll be giving you some do’s and don’ts and […]

Social media and the future of regulatory law in the UK

social media

It was almost inevitable that the wilderness of the internet would end up being tamed – at least to some extent. In the UK, one of the latest attempts to […]

Tax changes for buy-to-let properties landlords need to know

Tax changes

6 April is the start of the new tax year and as is traditional, a new round of tax changes. Here are the new tax rules that buy-to-let property investors […]

Financial provision following divorce: Scotland versus England

divorce

Divorce can either be a simple procedure, where the partners are in agreement and there are no children or limited household goods or possessions, or it can be a messy […]

Ban on tenant fees – What does this mean for you?

tenant fees

The ban on tenant fees was first announced in Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn fiscal statement back in 2016. Fast forward to 2019 and the Tenant Fees Act 2019 finally came […]