The Latest posts (Page 2 of 26) by Rocket Lawyer UK's blog, Everyday Law UK

Advertising laws relaxed for vape and e-cigarette products

vape

An announcement made by the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP), revealed that health claims are no longer banned from advertisements for e-cigarettes.

A legal guide to hallmarking jewellery

jewellery

Whilst it is legal in the UK for jewellers, goldsmiths and silversmiths to sell jewellery without a hallmark, certain precious metals such as gold, platinum and palladium require an official […]

How to reject job applications whilst staying compliant with the law

Rejecting job applicants

It’s never easy telling someone they haven’t got the job. Especially if they’ve taken the time out to come in for an interview. It’s common courtesy to tell the applicant […]

Returning unwanted Christmas gifts

Christmas

It’s inevitable that there will be one Christmas where you unwrap a disappointing gift. Whether it’s a jumper that isn’t your style, or some cooking utensils you’ll never use, you […]

Are employers obliged to pay a Christmas bonus?

Christmas bonus

In the lead up to the festive holidays, one subject which confuses people is Christmas bonuses. One of the biggest questions asked by both employers and employees at this time […]

Is it possible to mediate probate?

probate

In today’s society it seems that long and demanding court proceedings are a part of any probate dispute. Emotions run high and concealed feelings and years of frustration are let […]

What does the future hold for student property and HMOs?

HMO

Student property has long been a popular investment for many, but will harsh tax changes start to outweigh the attractive yields that the market has to offer?

Customer Stories – Meet Pickled Pepper Books

Customer Stories – Meet Pickled Pepper Books

Meet Pickled Pepper Books, a business Rocket Lawyer helped with a legal issue . Pickled Pepper Books is a specialist children’s bookshop, cafe and events space in Crouch End, North […]

6 important tips for student property and buy-to-let landlords

student property

September and January are the busiest months for landlords across the UK with an average of over 500,000 students going to university each year. Students are often looking to start […]

Everything You Need to Know About Cohabitation in 2019

cohabitation

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes…buying a house? Not necessarily in that order.

Lasting Power of Attorney: What is it and do I need one?

power of attorney

The number of individuals choosing to hand over control of their assets and affairs to a trusted attorney using a lasting power of attorney (LPA) has substantially risen in recent […]

Common landlord and tenant disputes and how to avoid them

tenancy

A positive relationship between a landlord and tenant can often be difficult to maintain due to opposing views, meaning disputes between both parties are becoming more common. Understanding the challenges […]