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27 Aug 2020

Redundancy procedure: consulting on the proposals

In the second of a series of podcasts on redundancy procedure, Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss how to consult on the business case in a...
Podcast by
David Hossack
27 Aug 2020

FCA new guidance

FCA publish new guidance for solo-regulated firms as first conduct reporting deadline under the Senior Managers and Certification Regime approaches
Blog by
Nicole Moscardini
26 Aug 2020

Applying for a Sponsor Licence

Recently, I wrote about the new immigration system that will apply to work visas from January 2021, and mentioned that businesses would need to start...
Article by
Stuart McWilliams
25 Aug 2020

All Sums Guarantees - a Clarification to "Dowling"?

Promontoria (Chestnut) Ltd v Simpson and another
Article by
Ross Caldwell
24 Aug 2020

Alternatives to Redundancy

With support for employees via the Job Retention Scheme ending soon , David Walker and David Hossack discuss the options open to employers to try and...
Podcast by
David Hossack
21 Aug 2020

Dual Qualifying in another country

Dual-qualification and becoming an attorney in the United States may not be something you have considered before or you may already be thinking about...
Press Release by
Adam Ridley
Source: Law Society of Scotland
19 Aug 2020

Copyright in photographs - not such monkey business

The Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988 includes photographs in the definition of an "Artistic Work". Copyright is an intellectual property right...
Article by
Dr Julie Nixon, WS
18 Aug 2020

Pathway Finance Sarl v London Hanger Lane Centre Ltd

English High Court corrects a drafting error so as to make security accession deeds effective
Article by
Lauren E Hart
17 Aug 2020

Moving to the UK with an overseas spouse

Since the start of pandemic, I've seen an increase in the number of enquiries from British nationals living abroad who are looking to move back to...
Article by
Stuart McWilliams
14 Aug 2020

Enforcing GDPR during Covid-19 - what approach is the ICO taking?

In our latest Employment Law podcast, David Hossack and Alan Delaney discuss the latest guidance from the ICO on how it plans to exercise its...
Podcast by
David Hossack
14 Aug 2020

Top five things every business owner should be aware of when it comes to tax planning

Tax planning for the entrepreneur is challenging. This article highlights five things of which every business owner should be aware in the post Covid...
Article by
Gregor Mitchell
13 Aug 2020

Who is a "Skilled Worker" for Immigration purposes?

In the last few months, we've all become familiar with the term "key worker" and who it covers, but in the next six months I think there is going to...
Article by
Stuart McWilliams
12 Aug 2020

ICO to take pragmatic approach to enforcement during Covid-19

Last month the ICO updated its guidance on the regulatory approach it intends to take during the current Covid-19 crisis. This guidance provides...
Article by
Alan Delaney
12 Aug 2020

A collaborative approach may be the best approach for Scottish construction to solve disputes generated by COVID-19

As we have seen the construction sector continue to operate on a restricted basis in England, we too have started to see a rise in certain types of...
Article by
Sandra Cassels
Source: Project Scotland
11 Aug 2020

UK wide restriction on public sector exit payments imminent

Regulations which will affect all public sector bodies where employment terms are subject to UK Government approval will come into force shortly.
Article by
David Walker
10 Aug 2020

Proving your case - why a breach of duty is never enough

In Scotland, it is a well-established legal principle that in order for a claim of negligence to succeed, three separate elements of the case must be...
Article by
Derek Couper
10 Aug 2020

JAMES H. RUST W.S.

One could describe in a number of different ways, the immense contribution which James made to Morton Fraser, in the almost 40 years since joining...
by
Chris Harte
7 Aug 2020

A worrying warning for public sector leasing business

The English High Court has ruled that a lease to a school was beyond the powers of the school (the ultra vires doctrine) and that the lease contract...
Article by
Bruce Wood - CVO, WS
7 Aug 2020

Redundancy procedure: overview

In our weekly employment law podcast, Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss the key elements of a fair redundancy process.
Podcast by
David Hossack

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