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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
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

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