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Taxing changes for home buyers

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20 November 2014

The new Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) comes into effect in April 2015 and aims to provide a more flexible tax rate structure on home buying. However, it may also effect buyer and seller behaviour which could in turn impact the market.

Postcards 2014 – success for Sick Kids

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18 November 2014

On Thursday 6 November the Sick Kids Friends Foundation (SKFF) held the preview evening of their Postcards 2014 exhibition – Small Pictures for Big Projects and Lindsays were proud to be principal sponsors.

Family law specialist Lucy Metcalf joins Lindsays

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18 November 2014

We are delighted to welcome family law and litigation specialist, Lucy Metcalf to our Family Law team as a Senior Associate in Edinburgh.

Dundee estate agency team makes its own move

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17 November 2014

Four months on from our growing Dundee legal team moving to new offices at Seabraes House, our estate agency specialists have now moved there too bringing all our expertise together in one place.

What is a trade mark anyway?

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14 November 2014

Trade marks or brands are designed to be used by businesses to differentiate their goods from those supplied by other businesses. In essence, it is a stamp to say “I made this”.

Charities relief for Land and Buildings Transaction Tax

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13 November 2014

Charities will still be eligible for relief when Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is applied to property transactions from next April.

Mobile devices at work – how to manage the risks

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12 November 2014

The increase in remote and flexible working and associated increased use of mobile devices at work make it important for employers to understand the risks and introduce appropriate procedures to manage this option.

Life after the first deadline for personal licence refresher training

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11 November 2014

The first group of Personal Licence Holders (PLH) who failed to refresh their training by 31 August 2014 should surrender their Personal Licence now, rather than have it revoked on 30 November 2014.

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