The latest from Lindsays
Learn about legal developments or regulatory changes that could affect you, your family or your business
insights 24 March 2017
Business owners urged to check use classes when changing property purpose
Business owners seeking to make property alterations should check permitted changes of use before purchasing or leasing
News 23 March 2017
Five legal updates for landlords
Ahead of the forthcoming changes facing private residential tenancies and letting agents, landlords should note these key updates and recent case decisions
News 22 March 2017
New solicitor for Commercial Property team in Edinburgh
We are delighted to welcome Darren Lightfoot who joins our Commercial Property team as a Solicitor
Insights 20 March 2017
Civil partnership for heterosexual couples?
It’s important that couples understand the differences between marriage, civil partnership or living together when making decisions about their relationship
Insights 17 March 2017
Redundancy can be discrimination following a return from maternity leave
The EAT finds that redundancy after a woman’s return to work following maternity leave is indirect discrimination
Insights 14 March 2017
What are the benefits of an option agreement in a land purchase?
When a developer makes an agreed payment to a landowner for property they are granted a contractually binding first option to purchase
Insights 10 March 2017
Trustees shouldn’t leave fundraising to the fundraisers
With charity fundraising under scrutiny, charities may want to avoid anything too hair-raising. What do trustees and volunteers need to know?
News 10 March 2017
New residence nil rate band – an important top-up allowance for IHT
The residence nil rate band (RNRB) will be phased in from April 2017 and although complex, could be useful in financial planning to reduce IHT charges
Insights 8 March 2017
To have and to hold - should you consider a postnuptial agreement?
A prenuptial agreement is a good way to ring-fence assets before marriage, but did you know you could make a postnuptial agreement too?
News 3 March 2017
Claire McCracken counts down to Glasgow charity Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice’s version of Strictly
Claire’s American Smooth is getting a final polish ahead of her bid for Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice’s version of the glitterball trophy.
News 3 March 2017
Athletes beat the elements and some records at Lindsays National Cross Country Championships
Lindsays National XC Championships saw athletes and Olympians mastering the mud in a finale that truly captured the current feel-good factor across Scottish Athletics
News 2 March 2017
Government’s rates cap doesn’t mean businesses shouldn’t appeal rateable value
Given the potential for future policy changes on business rates it may be worth appealing by 30 September 2017 to ensure your valuation is correct and fair