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22 Apr 2021

Unfair dismissal - what are the consequences of a successful claim?

In our weekly employment law podcast, Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss the options open to an Employment Tribunal in the event of a successful...
Blog by
David Hossack
22 Apr 2021

Disability Discrimination

EAT gives helpful guidance on meaning of "substantial" in the Equality Act 2010 when determining substantial adverse effect
Article by
Sarah Gilzean
22 Apr 2021

International Mother Earth Day

22 April 2022 is International Mother Earth Day, an opportunity to promote public awareness of the challenges which our planet faces.
Blog by
Isabel MacSwan
21 Apr 2021

An Introduction to CAADs

Compensation following the compulsory purchase of land seeks to put the original landowner in the same position as they were in prior to the...
Blog by
Cameron Greig
21 Apr 2021

Covid-19 - the cause of an increase in work related injuries?

Employers face a ticking time bomb of personal injury claims by employers who have suffered injury while working from home during the pandemic, one...
Article by
Derek Couper
20 Apr 2021

Talent spotting: raising the bar

What is contextual recruitment, and how could it help your firm find the best students and graduates for the job? Heather McKendrick explains
Article by
Martin Glover
Source: The Journal
20 Apr 2021

When should a Payment Notice be issued and what happens if one is not issued?

A payment notice sets out the notified sum and the basis upon which that sum is calculated.
Blog by
Hayley Swanson
19 Apr 2021

Construction Bulletin - April 2021

Check out our latest Construction Bulletin
Email updates by
Sandra Cassels
19 Apr 2021

Urban logistics and multi let industrial- what are the drivers for the UK wide boom?

Over the last 18 months urban logistics and multi-let industrial has remained perhaps the most in demand asset class across the UK real estate sector...
Article by
Alan Stewart
16 Apr 2021

Right to Roam: mitigating risks as Scots flock to the outdoors

One of the impacts of lockdown that we have become acclimatised to is spending more time in the great outdoors. Many of us enjoy this time exploring...
Blog by
Jenny Dickson
Source: Scotsman
16 Apr 2021

Right to work and sub-contracting

I've spent the start of 2021 helping clients understand the implications of the new immigration system. In the construction sector this has involved...
Article by
Stuart McWilliams
16 Apr 2021

Can I book a foreign holiday this year? Quite difficult to know, isn't it?

Over the last year there have probably been more uncertainties for us than we have experienced in a long time, and for some of us possibly ever...
Blog by
Sue Hunter
15 Apr 2021

Unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal and wrongful dismissal - what's the difference?

In our weekly employment law podcast, employment law specialists Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss the difference between unfair dismissal,...
Podcast by
David Hossack
14 Apr 2021

Stress Awareness Month

"Stress is the trash of modern life - we all generate lots of it, but if we don't dispose of it properly, it'll pile up and overtake your life!" -...
Blog by
Lynda Clark
13 Apr 2021

Do I need to issue an application for payment?

In short, this depends on the specific terms of your contract. The Act doesn’t require construction contracts to contain payment application clauses...
Blog by
Julie Scott-Gilroy
13 Apr 2021

Morton Fraser Makes Significant Senior Hire as First Head of Strategy for Restructuring and Insolvency

Morton Fraser has appointed one of Scotland’s most respected restructuring and insolvency lawyers, Yvonne Brady, as Head of Strategy - Restructuring...
Press Release by
Chris Harte
13 Apr 2021

Contaminated Land: Liability or Opportunity?

In this webinar, Nick Atkins joins Isabella Marshall and Susan Bell from Mabbett to discuss how the development of Brownfield land can present...
Video by
Nick Atkins
9 Apr 2021

Stand By Your Client: Preparing for Mediation (Part One)

In this sixth podcast from our series on how to best represent your client at mediation, David Hossack and Laura McKenna consider how to prepare your...
Podcast by
David Hossack
9 Apr 2021

Pensions - living with the uncertainty

"I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it is much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers that might be...
Article by
Norman Dalgleish
8 Apr 2021

Checking EU nationals right to work after Brexit

David Hossack and Stuart McWilliams discuss how right to work checks have been affected by the recent changes to immigration law and what steps...
Podcast by
David Hossack
7 Apr 2021

My experience as a (virtual) trainee secondee

When I began my traineeship at Morton Fraser, I did not expect to have the opportunity to work directly for the Government Legal Service for Scotland...
Blog by
Anna Reilly

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