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26 Oct 2021

When does the employer have to hand over the site to the contractor and what are the consequences if they do not do so?

Welcome to this 15 week blog series covering delays and extensions of time under construction contracts.
Article by
Sandra Cassels
22 Oct 2021

Construction Bulletin October 2021

Email updates by
Sandra Cassels
21 Oct 2021

Tribunal claim risks and what employers need to prepare for

In our weekly employment podcast, partners, David Hossack and Innes Clark discuss 3 areas of risk that employers are currently facing as well as...
Podcast by
David Hossack
20 Oct 2021

Session 6 gets underway as the Scottish Parliament is formally opened

The Sixth Session of the Scottish Parliament is now well and truly under way. The Queen brought her Crown to Holyrood and opened the Session formally...
Article by
Lynda Towers
20 Oct 2021

What do buyers need to know about the status of any croft before purchasing?

The ever increasing price of buying a croft has recently hit the headlines, with a small croft on Harris (including a house and four 'cottages' used...
Article by
Martin Minton
18 Oct 2021

10 top tips for start-ups

As the country’s businesses across all sectors, big and small, meet for a variety of events this Scottish Business Week (18-22 October), one key area...
Article by
Dr Julie Nixon, WS
18 Oct 2021

Menopause

Diversity and Inclusion is about ensuring everyone can bring their whole selves to work in an environment that is both challenging and supportive...
Article by
Martin Glover
18 Oct 2021

Compulsory Retirement Policy

The EAT has upheld two conflicting judgements on whether the same compulsory retirement policy was discriminatory
Article by
Sarah Gilzean
18 Oct 2021

Guidance on whistleblowing disclosures

A structured approach should be taken to assessing "qualifying disclosures"
Article by
Laura McKenna
15 Oct 2021

The Value of a Hip Injury

While we often associate hip injuries with the more elderly among us, they can happen at any age. Hip injuries can occur through road traffic...
Blog by
Luke McNaughtan
14 Oct 2021

Argument over chicken nuggets results in unfair dismissal

In our weekly podcast, Partner David Hossack and Senior Solicitor Fiona Meek discuss a recent Employment Tribunal case which centred around a...
Podcast by
David Hossack
14 Oct 2021

Work life balance

I think everyone will agree that this year has been one like no other in terms of working life as a lawyer! Everyone having to adjust to working from...
Article by
Mimi Stewart
Source: The Law Society of Scotland
12 Oct 2021

Changes to Right to Work checks

As lockdown begins to ease, the Home Office are reviewing a number of the concessions they have made over the last year concerning the effect of the...
Blog by
Stuart McWilliams
11 Oct 2021

Why the FCA’s new consumer duty should be welcomed by SMEs

Plans for a new consumer duty were set out by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in May this year after it found that current principles were not...
Article by
Nicola Ross
Source: SME News
11 Oct 2021

Employment Bulletin October 2021

Welcome to our October e-bulletin. There is still time to register for our free autumn Essential Employment Law Webinar, covering the current hot...
Email updates by
Innes Clark
11 Oct 2021

Ethnic diversity and the case for increased visibility

You may get a variety of responses when you announce that you study, or work, in law. It may be the classic joke of "Oh you'll help me with my legal...
Article by
Jee-Young Song
11 Oct 2021

Client Confidentiality

Solicitors are trusted with confidential and privileged information and so it follows that client confidentiality is at the heart of what we do...
Article by
Nikki Hunter
Source: The Scotsman
8 Oct 2021

Essential Employment Law Webinar

In our latest Essential Employment Law Webinar, Innes Clark, Alan Delaney and Sarah Gilzean look at the employment law developments that you should...
Video by
Innes Clark
8 Oct 2021

What will become of Public Sector office buildings?

The sudden shift to working from home since early last year left many public sector office buildings empty – and it is looking increasingly unlikely...
Article by
Amy Entwistle
Source: Local Government Lawyer
7 Oct 2021

Failure to consider flexible working

In our weekly podcast, Partner David Hossack and Senior Solicitor Fiona Meek discuss a recent case which has been in the news, where an employee was...
Podcast by
David Hossack
5 Oct 2021

Invoice Finance in Scotland

Any funder offering invoice finance facilities in the UK whose borrowers have (or may in the future have) debtors with a Scottish connection should...
Article by
Bev Wood

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