14 Feb 2013
The Papal Conclave: A world without borders Those who follow my postings will recall that I recently wrote about a high profile resignation from public office. That resignation (of Northern Ireland's Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuiness) is now a distant memory and has been trumped by the ultima
5 Feb 2013
Farming Accidents While lack of understanding of the dangers in the farming sector is unfortunately not uncommon, regulations governing confined spaces have been in force since January 1998.
28 Jan 2013
Land Reform Review Group A major review of land ownership in Scotland is being undertaken by an expert group appointed by the Scottish Government.
4 Jan 2013
Robin Hood Airport and the Merry Men of UKBA We have all heard stories of a health and safety culture gone mad, with jobsworths seeing serious risks in harmless situations. Jim Herd explores the recent news about events at Robin Hood Airport.
3 Dec 2012
Limitation Clauses - Effective or not? Many people, particularly lawyers, may think it reasonable that if you contract on particular terms written down in black and white, you ought to be held to those terms in the event of a dispute.
30 Nov 2012
Public Register of Crofts On 30 November a new public Register of Crofts will be introduced, with the aim of eventually building an accurate list of every croft in the country.
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