Edinburgh 0131 247 1000
Glasgow 0141 274 1100
Welcome to clarity
Welcome to clarity

Knowledge Hub

12 Oct 2020

The Best of Both Worlds

Enjoying 'the best of both worlds' is a concept that many people chase after - perhaps the events of 2020 have presented the office worker with a...
Blog by
Lynda Clark
12 Oct 2020

Job Support Scheme Expanded

As a number of areas across the country, including the central belt in Scotland, see lockdown restrictions being tightened the Chancellor has...
Blog by
Innes Clark
9 Oct 2020

World Mental Health Day - time for employers to stop and think

The global pandemic means that UK employees have never been more at risk from mental health issues.
Article by
Innes Clark
9 Oct 2020

The impact of Brexit on Sports Law

A lot has been written about the consequences of Brexit for EU nationals living and working in the UK. However, one area that hasn't been considered...
Blog by
Stuart McWilliams
9 Oct 2020

New Job Support Scheme to replace Furlough Scheme

New Government scheme will directly support the wages of people in work and actually working.
Article by
Innes Clark
9 Oct 2020

Mediators: start them young

In the latest of our "Stuck in the Middle" podcasts mediator David Hossack is joined by guests Sarah Welsh and Kathryn Hilditch from Scottish...
Podcast by
David Hossack
8 Oct 2020

Beware of the Plastics

Like many others, I watched the final episode of Blue Planet II in horror as the extent of the plastic infesting our oceans became clear. I knew what...
Blog by
Isabel MacSwan
8 Oct 2020

October Employment Law COVID-19 Round up

Our monthly round up of the COVID-19 news you may have missed
Article by
Carrie Mitchell
8 Oct 2020

Updated CJRS Treasury Direction and new guidance on Job Retention Bonus

The Treasury has issued a new Direction and the UK Government has published guidance on the Job Retention Bonus scheme
Blog by
Innes Clark
7 Oct 2020

What's life as a Morton Fraser trainee like?

As the Morton Fraser traineeship applications open, many of you who are considering applying may wonder what it's really like to be a trainee in one...
Blog by
Ailsa Thomson
7 Oct 2020

Lockdown and Litigation - Recurring Themes

The Law Society of Scotland used to have a slogan - "It's never too early to call your solicitor". It is has been a very long time since that was...
Article by
Richard McMeeken
6 Oct 2020

What is adjudication?

Welcome to this 16 week Q&A blog series on Adjudication. Over the next 16 weeks we hope to take you through some of the queries that we commonly...
Blog by
Sandra Cassels
5 Oct 2020

Scottish Parliament Act requiring the establishment of the Scottish National Investment Bank now fully in force

The Scottish National Investment Bank Act 2020 received Royal Asset on 25 February 2020 (the " Act ") but most of its provisions only came into force...
Article by
Alice Kirk
2 Oct 2020

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

In this time of economic and global uncertainty, being careful with your finances is more important than ever. The latest official statistics show...
Article by
Lucia Clark
2 Oct 2020

Covid-19 Consumer Credit and Overdraft Guidance October 2020 update

On 30 September 2020 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirmed the next stage of Covid-19 support for consumer credit and overdraft customers.
Blog by
Catherine MacPherson
2 Oct 2020

Changes announced to the meaning of "undertaking in difficulty" for the purpose of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes

Further to the Chancellor's announcement last week that the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme ( "CBILS" ), the Coronavirus Large Business...
Blog by
Lauren E Hart
1 Oct 2020

Redundancy procedure: alternative employment

In the sixth episode of our redundancy procedure podcast series, David Hossack and Innes Clark discuss the requirement to look for alternative...
Podcast by
David Hossack
30 Sep 2020

End of Wrongful Trading Suspension

On 30 September the suspension of the wrongful trading provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986 comes to an end. Earlier this month, Richard McMeeken...
Video by
Nicola Ross

Pages