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Image for article: A Glasgow toast to Her Majesty

A Glasgow toast to Her Majesty

25 May 2016

In recognition of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday, the City of Glasgow Licensing Board has announced that it will grant a one hour extension to all premises with an on-sales facility.

Image for article: Guidance to help employers avoid “dress code” discrimination

Guidance to help employers avoid “dress code” discrimination

24 May 2016

The recent high profile case widely covered in the media regarding dress code policy should be a prompt to employers that they ensure their policy is reasonable in nature and necessary for the specific job.

Image for article: SPRT – a new type of tenancy

SPRT – a new type of tenancy

24 May 2016

The Scottish Private Residential Tenancy (SPRT) is the new regime to be introduced to Scotland’s private rental sector which may come into effect as early as the end of 2017.

Image for article: Eilish McColgan’s training blog - May 2016

Eilish McColgan’s training blog - May 2016

23 May 2016

With the Olympic Trials only a matter of weeks away, Eilish has achieved the second of her two required qualifying standard times in the 5000m and has set a new personal best at this distance and getting her name into the UK All-Time Top 12 for her 3000m time at the Diamond League event in Doha.

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Image for article: Charities Bulletin - March 2016

Charities Bulletin - March 2016

8 March 2016

This Charity bulletin focuses on governance and tax relief for charitable sports clubs

Image for article: Holiday Pay and changes to the way in which it is calculated

Holiday Pay and changes to the way in which it is calculated

28 January 2014

This bulletin focuses on the big HR issue of 2014: Holiday Pay. Holiday pay in the UK is calculated on the basis of a weeks’ pay. Three recent case decisions however indicate that in the near future this will no longer be the correct approach for employers to adopt.

Image for article: Insolvency and Recovery Bulletin: December 2013

Insolvency and Recovery Bulletin: December 2013

19 December 2013

This bulletin looks at the changes brought in by the Protected Trust Deeds (Scotland) Regulations 2013, which came into force on 28 November, and the case of Crystal Palace involving the administration process, TUPE and automatically unfair dismissal.

Image for article: Bulletin - Employment - October 2013

Bulletin - Employment - October 2013

10 October 2013

This issue of our employment bulletin covers our fixed fee employment law services, the repealed third party harassment law, the proposed changes to the TUPE regulations, modifying sickness and absence policies and John McCririck's age discrimination case.

Image for article: Insolvency & Recovery Bulletin - August 2013

Insolvency & Recovery Bulletin - August 2013

2 August 2013

The latest insolvency and recovery bulletin covers the draft Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Bill, a Court decision that liquidators in Scotland may disclaim property and the outlook for distressed property.