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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
3 Sep 2020

New redundancy podcast series

Our new redundancy procedure podcast series provides a step by step guide to handling redundancies.
Blog by
David Hossack
2 Sep 2020

Forestry - A Growing Investment

From planting to felling, a cycle of forestry can take between 30 to 150 years. However, if you have the patience and carefully choose the time to...
Blog by
Alistair Anderson
1 Sep 2020

Limitations on Servitudes of Access

The recent Inner House decision in Ruddiman v Hawthorne and others [2020] CSIH 46 considered limitations on servitudes of access. Servitudes of...
Blog by
Ursula Currie
1 Sep 2020

September Employment Law COVID-19 Round up

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

When is an Agricultural lease not an Agricultural lease?

The question is almost an oxymoron but in the commercial world it can be extremely important!
Blog by
Linsey Barclay-Smith
28 Aug 2020

How will the Job Retention Bonus Work?

UPDATE: An announcement on 5 November confirmed that CJRS is to be extended to March 2021 with both the Job Support Scheme and Job Retention Bonus...
Blog by
Innes Clark
28 Aug 2020

Procedure not always pre-requisite for fair dismissal

Employment law nearly always requires a formal procedure to be carried out before a dismissal takes place, but there are exceptions to every rule.
Blog by
Kate Sutherland
27 Aug 2020

Getting to the Core of Public Inquiries

Public Inquiries are set up to investigate a wide variety of matters, including large scale loss of life, serious health and safety issues, failure...
Article by
Jenny Dickson
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

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