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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
7 Aug 2020

We need to talk about money

Not in a braggy way that is full of bravado, but in a useful way. Growing up in Aberdeen, it wasn't uncommon to hear people refer to themselves as...
Article by
Catherine MacPherson
6 Aug 2020

Is redundancy the only option?

As the economy attempts to recover from the Coronavirus pandemic we suggest employers look at as wide a range of options as possible.
Blog by
David Walker
6 Aug 2020

Morton Fraser joins 30% Club in push for gender & ethnic diversity

Morton Fraser, one of the largest independent law firms in Scotland, has become only the sixth business out of more than 350,000 headquartered in...
Press Release by
Maggie Moodie
Source: Insider
6 Aug 2020

Safety at work and Coronavirus

In these unprecedented times, it is widely acknowledged that employers have a duty to protect workers against the risk of contracting Covid-19 in the...
Article by
Derek Couper
5 Aug 2020

Returning abducted children during Covid -19

International parental child abduction cases are fraught with difficulties in non Covid-19 times but the pandemic has required courts to focus more...
Blog by
Marisa Cullen
4 Aug 2020

What else is happening in employment law? (August)

We look at what is happening in employment law away from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Blog by
Carrie Mitchell

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