DAS Law blog

Our blog on the law

We know that not everybody understands the law as fully as us, so that's why we built a helpful blog. Our blog is the place where our lawyers share their knowledge to give you a better understanding of your rights on many everyday legal topics.

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Our legal experts pick topical subjects and help demystify the relevant law using language people understand. Some of our blogs are even based loosely on the cases our solicitors handle. We must be doing something right because our blog receives over a million hits a year!

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General advice , Protecting your business 5 things you need to know about missing the 31 January self-assessment deadline

With 31 January deadline fast approaching, there are just ten days left for the UK’s 5.4m taxpayers to submit their Self-Assessment tax returnss. What can you do if you miss the deadline?

January 2021 Learn more
Growing your business , Protecting your business , Setting up a business How to make business decisions ‘virtually’

The Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing bought into sharp focus the need for all organisations to consider their decision making processes.

January 2021 Learn more
Property disputes Struggling to pay your rent? Here’s what you need to know

The eviction ban in England and Wales has now been extended to 21 February 2021, meaning that landlords are not able to legally enforce an eviction order until this time.

January 2021 Learn more
Property disputes What action you can take if someone parks outside your home

Simon Roberts looks at what you need to know if people are blocking your driveway for weeks on end.

December 2020 Learn more
General advice , Employment disputes Beware the perils of sharing colleagues’ virtual Christmas party antics on social media

Just because the party is being held online, it should still be treated as an extension of the workplace with both employers and employees conducting themselves appropriately.

December 2020 Learn more
Holiday disputes Your rights when it comes to holiday bookings

Ashlee Robinson, Associate and Thomas Pertaia, Legal Adviser, explain what you need to know around your cancellation rights.

November 2020 Learn more
Goods and services disputes What Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers should know about their consumer rights

If you are waiting to see the myriad of deals that Black Friday and Cyber Monday will offer, you need to know your rights when it comes to buying online.

November 2020 Learn more
General advice NHS Covid-19 Test and Trace App: What happens to our personal data?

Legal adviser Chloe Williams explains how much we know about how the app works and what happens to the personal information we share.

November 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes International Stress Awareness Week: your workplace rights

To mark International Stress Awareness Week, Jade Harrison, legal adviser at DAS Law, takes a look at what the law says your employer needs to do about workplace stress

October 2020 Learn more
Property disputes How to keep your private firework display legal

David Newman sheds light on the laws surrounding Bonfire Night and private firework displays.

October 2020 Learn more
Property disputes 6 things landlords need to know about anti-social behaviour

The government has issued updates to the recent rule changes for repossession in cases of anti-social behaviour / nuisance. Molly-Ellen Turecek tells you what you need to know.

October 2020 Learn more
Employment disputes How to deal with mental health discrimination at work

There are legal protections in place to support those with a mental health condition. Here’s what you need to know if you are being treated unfairly at work because of your mental health.

October 2020 Learn more