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Employee dismissed for failure to wash hands - harsh but not unfair?

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24 August 2016

An employment tribunal recently found that it was fair to dismiss an employee who breached the employer’s hygiene rules by failing to wash his hands.

Dundee Licensing Board's overprovision policy comes under scrutiny

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23 August 2016

In a recent licensing appeal, Aldi successfully appealed Dundee City Licensing Board’s decision to refuse a Provisional Premises Licence for a site in Dundee despite the Board’s overprovision policy.

Who will take care of the kids if the worst were to happen?

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19 August 2016

It’s the nightmare scenario – but it is important to consider who should stand in your shoes to care for your children should something happen to you and your partner.

How quickly can I get a divorce?

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18 August 2016

Separating from a spouse can be extremely difficult and, for some, divorce is not something that they want to consider. Often, however, separated spouses wish to be divorced as quickly as possible. Here we look at the options.

Clarification of the outdated Telecoms Code is welcome

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17 August 2016

The long-awaited revision of the telecoms code has been outlined by the UK government but information on the proposed rules for resolving conflicts is still unknown.

Lindsays continues to grow Commercial Property and Rural teams

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11 August 2016

Professional Support Director, Alison Mackay and Lewis Crofts, who joins as a solicitor, and are welcomed to our Rural Services and Commercial Property teams respectively.

Are Uber taxi drivers workers or self-employed?

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3 August 2016

A notable employment case in the headlines recently, involves a dispute over the employment status between the cab-booking app, Uber, and two of their drivers who claim that the company does not provide them with basic workers' rights.

Ten Urban Myths of Family Law

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28 July 2016

Our family law team look at the most common misconceptions that exist regarding family law in Scotland, and explain the reality of each situation.

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