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15 Mar 2021

Vertical Farming

According to a study carried out by National Geographic, by 2050, the world will need to feed 2 billion more people than it does now. In response to...
Blog by
Hazel Noble
11 Mar 2021

BNPL needs to be regulated now so we don't all pay later

The Woolard Review - A review of change and innovation in the unsecured credit market - to give it its full name, was published on 2 February 2021...
Blog by
Catherine MacPherson
11 Mar 2021

Transfer to multiple employers possible under SPC

EAT decision aligns position in relation to SPCs with that of business transfers under TUPE
Blog by
Innes Clark
11 Mar 2021

Employment law - what's coming up in April?

In our weekly employment law podcast, Innes Clark discusses with David Hossack the key employment law changes happening in April including the...
Podcast by
Innes Clark
11 Mar 2021

Have you considered your charitable legacy?

While a recession tends to hit charitable giving hard, the Covid pandemic has heightened our awareness of the benefits of charitable giving. Indeed,...
Blog by
Sue Hunter
10 Mar 2021

Success Fees in Scotland

It is usually (but not always) a truism in the legal profession that what happens in London will eventually happen in Edinburgh. The most recent...
Article by
Richard McMeeken
9 Mar 2021

Employment law reform timeline

This blog sets out the key legislative changes and case law decisions expected in 2021 and beyond and will be regularly updated.
Blog by
Innes Clark
8 Mar 2021

COVID19 Business Recovery Loan Scheme announcement

At the Budget on 3 March 2021, the UK government announced a new government backed loan scheme, to be known as the Recovery Loan Scheme, which will...
Blog by
Lauren E Hart
5 Mar 2021

British Science Week - The Vaccine

British Science Week starts on 5 March, and surely one of the best examples of British science in recent times is the Oxford/ AstraZeneca COVID-19...
Blog by
Dr Julie Nixon, WS
4 Mar 2021

Budget 2021 - The Stealth Tax Budget?

What is a stealth tax? Many taxes have related allowances, above which tax applies. In most cases the allowance would be expected to increase by at...
Blog by
Norman Dalgleish
4 Mar 2021

Settlement Agreements - what you need to know

It is not every day that you leave a job. In most cases, people leave because they have another job to go to and they are resigning at their own...
Blog by
Lindsey Cartwright
4 Mar 2021

Pregnant Employees' rights during the COVID pandemic

We look at the obligations employers owe any pregnant members of staff during the COVID pandemic and what steps employers and pregnant employees...
Podcast by
David Hossack
4 Mar 2021

UK Budget 2021: employment implications

The UK Government announced its budget yesterday positioning it as a budget to help businesses through the pandemic and plan for the UK's longer term...
Blog by
Hayley Johnson
3 Mar 2021

Preview of April 2021 employment law changes

April is always a busy month in employment law - we bring you a preview of what to expect this year
Blog by
Innes Clark
3 Mar 2021

How much is my shoulder injury worth?

The shoulders are an often overlooked part of the body yet we rely on them more than we may realise. From lifting our shopping, carrying out...
Blog by
Jenny Dickson
3 Mar 2021

March Employment Law COVID-19 Round up

Our monthly round up of the COVID-19 news you may have missed.
Blog by
Isabelle Bain
3 Mar 2021

Dealing with Obstacles to Mediation

In this fourth podcast from our series on how to best represent your client at mediation, David Hossack and Laura McKenna explore some of the...
Blog by
David Hossack
2 Mar 2021

Discontinuation of LIBOR: UK Finance releases guide for banks and lenders

Last month we highlighted ( https://www.morton-fraser.com/knowledge-hub/libor ) that the FCA, Bank of England and Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free...
Blog by
Lauren E Hart
2 Mar 2021

EHRC announces six month suspension of enforcement action on gender pay gap reporting

This article has been updated as of 22 April 2021. As we reported in the last Equality News, gender pay gap reporting was suspended in 2020 but...
Blog by
Fiona Meek
2 Mar 2021

Disclosure still in public interest despite primary private purpose

Protecting the public interest need not be the sole purpose of a disclosure
Blog by
Alan Delaney

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