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24 Sep 2020

Reputational damage: why it is essential to be clear about allegations that could lead to dismissal

The case highlights the importance of clear information being provided during a disciplinary procedure and the difficulties inherent in dismissing...
Article by
Sarah Gilzean
23 Sep 2020

Top Tips for a Varied Traineeship

One of the best parts of training at Morton Fraser is the variety of seats on offer.
Blog by
Joanna Waller
22 Sep 2020

Virgin Atlantic is Pleased To Announce The Arrival of Restructuring Plan Number 1

The Corporate Governance and Insolvency Act 2020 ("CIGA") created a new form of scheme available to assist distressed companies in the UK ("...
Article by
Alan Meek
21 Sep 2020

World Alzheimer's Day - join the conversation and talk about dementia

World Alzheimer's Day takes place on 21 September and is part of World Alzheimer's Month. This year the focus is on dementia.
Blog by
Sue Hunter
17 Sep 2020

Redundancy procedure: further consultation & dismissal

In the fifth episode of our redundancy procedure podcast series, Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss the further consultation steps that an...
Podcast by
David Hossack
16 Sep 2020

Top Tips for Traineeship Applications

With the application process now open for a training contract with Morton Fraser starting in September 2022, second year trainee Isabel MacSwan...
Blog by
Isabel MacSwan
15 Sep 2020

Pensions - more exciting than you might think?

I'm not sure if the above title counts as "clickbait"? It isn't unusual for me to hear people say that they find pensions boring, though I'm always...
Blog by
Norman Dalgleish
15 Sep 2020

When experts miss the mark

A recent decision on business valuation shows the importance of an expert witness being seen to be independent, both on instruction and during proof
Press Release by
Fiona Sasan
Source: The Journal
14 Sep 2020

Children 1st Receives Funding Boost to Support Children through Coronavirus Pandemic

Scotland’s national children’s charity, Children 1st, has received a funding boost to ensure its vital Parentline service can continue to serve...
Press Release by
Maggie Moodie
14 Sep 2020

Time for change

The extraordinary times that we find ourselves in have forced change in almost all aspects of our lives. The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has...
Article by
Elspeth Carson
11 Sep 2020

Morton Fraser Spouse Visa Guide

I became an immigration lawyer 10 years ago, and I still remember my very first case, a spouse visa application where the British national had...
Blog by
Stuart McWilliams
11 Sep 2020

Law firms aim to drive workplace diversity

Workplace diversity and social mobility are at the core of the latest graduate recruitment rounds of two of Scotland’s leading law firms.
Press Release by
Martin Glover
Source: The Law Society of Scotland
10 Sep 2020

Redundancy procedure: redundancy matrix

In the fourth episode of our redundancy procedure podcast series, Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss the do's and don'ts of a redundancy selection...
Podcast by
David Hossack
9 Sep 2020

The importance of the Forestry industry in Scotland to combat climate change

In the UK we consider our national parks and forests to be amongst our greatest attractions and assets.
Blog by
Elizabeth Holehouse
8 Sep 2020

National Read a Book Day 2020

Having just marked National Read a Book Day at the weekend, I've been reflecting on the fact that it's now over twelve years since I, along with four...
Blog by
Austin Flynn
7 Sep 2020

Agile dispute solutions in modern day family law

For some enmeshed in a family law dispute, there is a need for arbitration of their disputes. That’s unlikely to change but does it need to be in a...
Press Release by
Fiona Sasan
Source: The Scotsman
3 Sep 2020

Redundancy procedure: redundancy pools

In the latest in our series of podcasts on redundancy procedure, Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss redundancy pools including what they are and...
Podcast by
David Hossack
3 Sep 2020

Changes to calculation of Post-Employment Notice Pay

Draft legislation aims to remove unintended unfairness created by changes made to the taxation of termination payments in 2018
Blog by
Innes Clark
3 Sep 2020

Dismissal following marriage breakdown not discriminatory

Vicar who was dismissed following the breakdown of his marriage was not unfairly dismissed or discriminated against on the grounds of his marital...
Blog by
Lindsey Cartwright

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