The Latest posts (Page 2 of 28) by Rocket Lawyer UK's blog, Everyday Law UK

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 […]

How mediation could help you settle a personal injury claim

For too long now, tiresome and difficult court battles have been a part of every personal injury case, and these proceedings can often take their toll on claimants who are […]

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 […]