The Latest posts (Page 2 of 27) by Rocket Lawyer UK's blog, Everyday Law UK

What information do you need to legally disclose when selling your property?

property

Generally speaking, sales between one private individual and another work on the basis of ‘caveat emptor’ let the buyer beware. This means that the buyer alone is responsible for checking […]

Making Tax Digital for VAT: What do HMRC’s updates mean for you?

VAT

Expected to roll out in 2020 the earliest, Making Tax Digital (MTD) is an HMRC scheme that will require businesses to do all their taxes online. Making Tax Digital for […]

Change on the horizon: a no-fault divorce system is considered

divorce

Following a Government consultation into ‘no-fault’ divorce in December 2018, both family lawyers and the general public alike are now eagerly awaiting the response to the consultation which will determine […]

6 changes to employment law in 2019

employment

2019 is the year of change for employment law, with 6 big changes on the horizon ranging from post-Brexit immigration rules to national minimum wage increases to parental bereavement pay. […]

Data protection and discrimination: From recruitment to the workplace

data protection

There are certain rules on data protection that each business must consider in order to ensure that they are compliant with UK law. However, the collection of data occurs long […]

We’re hiring! Consultant Solicitors

About the role We’re looking to expand the number of consultants we work with to provide legal advice to our small business and consumer customers. We’re particularly interested in people […]

Puppy love – Your legal guide to dog law

dogs

Dogs are the most popular pet owned in the UK with 26% of the population owning one. And it’s easy to see why. They’re loyal, affectionate, devoted – and are […]

We’re Hiring! Legal Intern

Excellent opportunity for a paid legal intern to join a thriving legal technology company based in Shoreditch.

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 […]