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12 Nov 2020

Covid-19's impact on construction contracts going forwards - a drafter's perspective

The practical implications of Covid-19 for the construction industry, and the impact of lockdown on live projects, has been considered by my...
Article by
Caroline Earnshaw
11 Nov 2020

Having the tough conversations - Talk Money Week Part 3

Talk Money Week is an annual campaign that is designed to get people talking about money. All of us involved in the financial advice profession are...
Blog by
Norman Dalgleish
11 Nov 2020

Government backed loan schemes extended for applications until 31 January 2021

The UK government had announced that it has extended the window for submitting applications for its three coronavirus business interruption loan...
Blog by
John Lunn
11 Nov 2020

Furlough Guidance Issued

In our latest employment podcast, David Hossack and Sarah Gilzean discuss the guidance issued on 10 November in relation to the extended Furlough...
Podcast by
David Hossack
10 Nov 2020

Do I have to accept an adjudicator's terms and conditions?

The adjudicator's terms and conditions regulate what the adjudicator will do and the fees the adjudicator can charge.
Article by
Claire Logue
10 Nov 2020

Talking Finance with your Partner - Talk Money Week Part 2

Talk Money Week is an annual campaign that is designed to get people talking about money. All of us involved in the financial advice profession are...
Blog by
Norman Dalgleish
9 Nov 2020

Return of Furlough and the implications

David Hossack and Lindsey Cartwight consider the extension of the Furlough scheme announced on 5 November and implications flowing from that
Podcast by
David Hossack
9 Nov 2020

Agile working - Covid-19's legacy for the world of work

Whatever your personal view, and, for many, it may have changed significantly since 23 March, the homeworking/office working/flexible working debate...
Blog by
Innes Clark
9 Nov 2020

Be honest with yourself - Talk Money Week Part 1

Talk Money Week is an annual campaign that is designed to get people talking about money. All of us involved in the financial advice profession are...
Blog by
Norman Dalgleish
9 Nov 2020

November Employment Law COVID-19 Round up

Our monthly round up of the COVID-19 news you may have missed.
Blog by
Carrie Mitchell
6 Nov 2020

Monitoring employees working from home - why less is more

Monitoring employees at work has been a contentious issue for some time. Last year I wrote an article considering whether privacy at work was a thing...
Article by
Innes Clark
6 Nov 2020

Furlough to be extended to March but Job Retention Bonus will not be paid in February.

UK Government contribution to wages for unworked hours initially returning to 80% subject to the cap of £2,500 per month and the third SEISS grant...
Article by
David Hossack
5 Nov 2020

Understanding Access Rights in Scotland

Linsey Barclay-Smith, a partner at law firm Morton Fraser, examines the legal position around irresponsible access – and what landowners can do to...
Article by
Linsey Barclay-Smith
Source: Scottish Wildlife Magazine
4 Nov 2020

Applying for British nationality with settled status

As the end of the year approaches, so does the end of the transition period after the UK left the EU. Many EU nationals, and their family members,...
Article by
Stuart McWilliams
3 Nov 2020

I have various disputes can I refer these in one adjudication or split them up and have one adjudicator decide on them?

We regularly receive queries on referring multiple disputes to adjudication.
Blog by
Julie Scott-Gilroy
3 Nov 2020

Keep calm and stay invested.

It has been quite some time since I last provided an update, and I think that was because for a while it did feel like we were in a relatively steady...
Blog by
Norman Dalgleish
3 Nov 2020

If you want to omit make sure the contractual glove fits - the importance of clear drafting

When works are omitted they are essentially de-scoped from the contract. The contractual right to omit works gives some flexibility over the scope of...
Article by
Julie Scott-Gilroy
3 Nov 2020

New guidance on dealing with subject access requests published

No changes to the existing law, but clarification of how requests should be dealt with.
Article by
Alan Delaney

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