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New requirements on gender pay gap reporting set to come into force

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22 September 2016

Final details of the new reporting regulations for gender pay are expected in October. Employers should check whether they are affected, and what they need to do.

New energy requirements turn up the heat in the commercial property market

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19 September 2016

The Scotsman today featured an article by Dawn Anderson, Director about the impact of the new energy performance regulations on commercial property owners and landlords.

Letting agents can be sanctioned for not complying with TDS rules

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16 September 2016

An Ayrshire letting agent has become the first in Scotland to be fined for failing to secure deposits in an authorised Tenancy Deposit Scheme.

Lynsey Kerr takes exceptional STEPs

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16 September 2016

Congratulations to Lynsey Kerr, Associate in our Private Client team, who was the highest scoring graduate with her recent qualification of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Scotland Diploma.

Employers be aware of the serial applicant

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8 September 2016

Recent instances of a serial applicant involving charities has highlighted the perils of staff recruitment and discrimination claims

Letting agents must advise when charging commission

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7 September 2016

In the recent action against London estate agents, Foxtons, the receipt of commission from contractors without fully obtained consent is described as “against industry codes of practice”.

We are pleased to welcome four aspiring solicitors as trainees

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5 September 2016

As part of our commitment to investing in our people we are delighted to introduce the ambitious graduates who have joined Lindsays as trainees.

Eilish McColgan's training blog - September 2016

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1 September 2016

Eilish successfully qualified for the Women’s 5k Olympic Final in Rio, but this has only made her hungry for more and she now has her sights firmly set on the World Championships in 2017.

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