Law blog

Latest blogs

What compensation can I expect for medical negligence?

Date: 29 May 2024


What small businesses need to know about marketing laws

Date: 22 May 2024


An older couple write a will with the help of a solicitor

Soaring number of inheritance disputes in England and Wales

Increasing numbers of people are contesting their loved ones' wills. We look at the reasons why those left behind feel they have no choice when a loved one dies.

Date: 9 April 2024 By:

A female HR manager reviews an employment contract for an overseas worker

How to navigate compliance in a distributed workforce

Remote and geographically distant workforces are now quite commonplace. While offering a number of business benefits, it can multiply the complications of managing HR, tax and legal compliance.

Date: 20 March 2024 By:

A female computer engineer is implementing data secutiry measures

Non-negotiables in data security: what you need to do today

A data breach can have serious and long-term business implications. Besides, there are rules you need to comply with requiring you to keep data safe. We look at the non-negotiables of data protection.

Date: 15 February 2024 By:

A person holding a pencil is designing a new app

Ten legal issues in software development

This article explores the top ten legal issues you need to consider before starting a new software development project.

Date: 4 January 2024 By:

Carrying out due diligence can help avoid expensive mistakes

The main benefits of due diligence

Commercial transactions can be risky with sizeable amounts of money and reputations on the line. Due diligence can significantly reduce the risks. Here are the main benefits of due diligence.

Date: 21 November 2023 By:

Two entrepreneurs have turned their start up idea into a successful venture

Entrepreneurial alchemy: turning start up ideas into gold

Discover the qualities that turn a good idea into a great business from creativity and strategic planning to risk taking and the ability to pivot.

Date: 19 September 2023 By:

A doctor fills out a health insurance claim form

Navigating health insurance costs for small businesses

Health insurance can help you and your employees stay fit and well, but costs can mount if you don't understand key insurance costs. Read our guide to out-of-pocket and deductible costs.

Date: 12 September 2023 By:

A small business owner engages with his employees

Leveraging effective employee engagement strategies

Engaging with employees can bring a number of competitive advantages to a small business. It can also significantly benefit your employees. We look at the key benefits for businesses and employees.

Date: 12 September 2023 By:

A Gas Safe heating engineer services a domestic boiler

What UK landlords need to know about boilers

If you're a UK residential landlord, you will have key responsibilities in relation to any boilers fitted in your properties. Read on to find out more.

Date: 11 September 2023 By:

An HR manager asks an employee how the business can support them while they navigate a divorce.

Should employers support employees going through a divorce?

As an employer, you might wonder why you should be concerned if an employee is going through a divorce. We explain why supporting employees benefits both the business and the employee.

Date: 8 September 2023 By:

A couple sign the divorce papers to finalise their divorce

Things to consider before hiring a divorce lawyer

Choosing the right divorce lawyer can significantly impact the outcome of your divorce. Here's how to get the right lawyer and increase the chances of the right outcome.

Date: 8 September 2023 By:

A wacker plate on a roadside construction site

Workplace wacker plate and plate compactor safety

Workplace safety is of paramount importance but some workplaces and equipment are more dangerous than others. How to ensure safety when staff are operating wacker plates and compactors.

Date: 17 July 2023 By:

A rat in a domestic kitchen

What UK landlords need to know about pest control

Pest infestations are a landlord's and tenant's worst nightmare, but who is responsible for arranging pest control?

Date: 11 July 2023 By:

Data security flags a potential security breach

Information security: protect your small business and avoid risks

Small businesses are increasingly on the radar of cybercriminals. Discover how you can minimise risks and the consequences for failing to act.

Date: 28 June 2023 By:

A business suffers a data breach

What to do if your company suffers a data breach

39% of UK ventures reported a cyber attack in 2022 alone. You can't assume your small business is safe from hackers. Read five key actions to take if your business suffers a data breach.

Date: 23 June 2023 By:

A businessman receives a summons

How to protect your small business from litigation

Running a business can be a risky business. There are many things that can lead to legal action against your company. Discover some steps you can take to minimise the risks.

Date: 22 June 2023 By:

A woman's business data has been hacked

What more can small firms do to minimise cyber threats?

Cyber threats are increasingly common. We look at the measures small businesses can take to protect their data and finances.

Date: 20 June 2023 By:

What does the * mean?

If a link has a * this means it is an affiliate link. To find out more, see our FAQs.