Rocket Lawyer UK team banner - January 2016
Rocket Lawyer UK team banner - January 2016

The Latest posts (Page 1 of 15) by Rocket Lawyer UK's blog, Everyday Law UK

The need for mediation at Christmas

Mediation at Christmas

One of the most powerful messages being broadcast at this time of year is that Christmas is a time for family. For many, this is a happy, heart-warming message but […]

7 reasons why you should quit your job and join a startup

Many hats

Every now and then, I get asked why I made the leap from corporate gig to technology startup. I’d seen Rocket Lawyer’s products, believed in its mission and liked its […]

Child maintenance: £4 billion nationwide in arrears

Child maintenance payments

Across the country, there are single parents not receiving child maintenance payments which they are entitled to. £9 million is owed to single parents in Derby. £54 million is owed […]

Mind the gender pay gap

Gender pay gap

Equal pay in Hollywood has caught a great deal of attention recently. It’s clear when you look at the numbers. In 2016, the highest earning actress, Jennifer Lawrence, earned a […]

Formalising debt: loan agreements and promissory notes

Loans and promissory notes

If you are considering loaning money to – or borrowing money from – another business or individual, it’s a good idea to set out some of the key terms in […]

We’re hiring! Product Manager, DevOps & Software Developers

Rocket Lawyer UK team banner - January 2016

Rocket Lawyer UK are hiring a new team to work on a big project. We’re looking for a Product Manager, Java Engineer and a DevOps Engineer to work in London and […]

I SWEAR I’m telling the truth – an overview of the modern affidavit

Modern affidavits - how to swear what you know is true

The word “affidavit” is Medieval Latin for “he has declared upon oath.” What are affidavits? Affidavits are a written statement of fact made voluntarily under oath and administered by a […]

What’s new in employment law?

Employment law update 2016

There are a number of new pieces of employment law legislation due to come into force in the coming months and a number of important rulings employers need to be […]

Tackling domestic violence – first steps

Sad woman sitting alone in a empty room

One of the most difficult steps in tackling domestic violence is first acknowledging that it’s taking place. It may have been something that has built up over several years of […]

Who owns intellectual property created by an employee?

Employees and IP

Intellectual property (IP) is the lifeblood of many companies, whether this involves a product reliant on a patent or consists of designs or artistic creations. But the actual creators of […]

Employee references: what are the obligations of an employer?

Employee references

Ending an employment relationship is often fraught with potential difficulties, particularly if you need to dismiss an employee. Even once you have successfully followed any relevant processes for dismissal or […]

Spousal maintenance – what you need to know

Spousal support - what you need to know

Spousal maintenance is not the same as child maintenance but it can be claimed upon divorce alongside any capital and pension claims. The payment is made by either by the […]