The Latest posts (Page 1 of 27) by Rocket Lawyer UK's blog, Everyday Law UK

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 […]

11 things to consider when letting your home

There are many advantages to renting out your property, such as building your portfolio of buy-to-let homes, generating additional income, or keeping a property in the family even if you […]

Homes ‘fit for habitation’ – what does it mean for landlords and tenants?

The new Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (‘the Act’) which came into force from 20 March 2019, aims to ensure all tenancies in England are ‘fit for human […]

Employer’s responsibilities for workplace health and safety

Workplace health and safety is covered by the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HASAWA), supplemented by associated pieces of secondary legislation. These set out four main areas […]

National Economic Crime Centre – Will the government’s plans work?

With Brexit getting closer by the day, it is imperative that the UK takes steps to ensure that it remains an attractive place to do business even after it departs […]

The Importance Of Writing A Will As Business Owner

Even if you don’t want to think about it, the unavoidable circumstance of leaving your business will arise in your lifetime. Retirement, passing away or passing the throne are all […]

CBD Oil: What is it’s legal status in the UK?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound found in cannabis and CBD oil is derived from the plant’s secretions. Across the world, the laws relating to anything connected with marijuana seem to […]

Legal responsibilities for electronic equipment manufacturers

From a legal perspective, the manufacturer of electrical goods is the entity which is primarily responsible for designing and manufacturing equipment so that it complies with the safety requirements of […]

Talking about mental health at work

The importance of a positive attitude towards mental health in the workplace has been highlighted many times over recent years. Businesses acknowledge its significance to the workforce and employee productivity […]