news 13 November 2017

Scottish Private Landlords – are you ready to PRT(Y) in December?

The Scottish Government has confirmed that a new form of Scottish residential tenancy known as the Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) will come into force on 1 December

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insights 13 November 2017

Businesses need to plan now for new data protection regime - GDPR

GDPR overhauls the existing data protection rules and affects how businesses gather, process and use personal data

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Insights 10 November 2017

How should an employer handle workplace harassment allegations?

How should an employer handle workplace harassment allegations?

With historic harassment allegations prominent in the media, employers should be aware of the steps they can take to ensure allegations are handled appropriately

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News 10 November 2017

Case study: loss of society claim settled following road accident in Greece

Case study: loss of society claim settled following road accident in Greece

Our Personal Injury team successfully secured compensation for loss of society for the family of two parents killed in an accident whilst on holiday

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News 9 November 2017

Eilish leaves no time for holiday blues by jumping back into winter training

Eilish leaves no time for holiday blues by jumping back into winter training

Eilish races into winter training and competes in a mile race in Biella, Italy and the Giro Podistico di Pettinengo 4k

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News 8 November 2017

Government sets a date for new Scottish Lobbying Register

Government sets a date for new Scottish Lobbying Register

Regulated lobbying comes into effect on 12 March 2018 and charities need to understand which communications they must register

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Insights 7 November 2017

What do you need to know about personal injury trusts?

What do you need to know about personal injury trusts?

If you receive a lump sum payment due to an injury, setting up a trust is an option to consider

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Insights 3 November 2017

Contracts of employment – should they be written or verbal?

Contracts of employment – should they be written or verbal?

There is no legal requirement to provide a written employment contract, it can be verbal or even a mixture of the two, but is there a best practice?

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News 30 October 2017

The biggest field in quarter of a century race at the Lindsays XC Season launch event

The biggest field in quarter of a century race at the Lindsays XC Season launch event

Lindsays XC Season 2017/18 launched with the Relays in Cumbernauld at the weekend with athletes and clubs from across the country participating

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News 27 October 2017

Council fined after road worker suffers vibration white finger

Council fined after road worker suffers vibration white finger

Wrexham County Council fined £150,000 after not implementing health and safety policies which led to an employee developing vibration white finger

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News 24 October 2017

Fatal injuries arising from accidents at work in the UK

Fatal injuries arising from accidents at work in the UK

The Health and Safety Executive recently released statistics regarding the number of fatal accidents in the workplace in the UK during 2016/2017

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News 19 October 2017

Land registration should be on business radars

Land registration should be on business radars

Business owners should be aware their properties can be registered in the new digital-based Land Register of Scotland without their input under KIR

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News 19 October 2017

Workman found guilty following death of woman

Workman found guilty following death of woman

Worker found guilty of manslaughter for incorrectly installing a gate which led to the death of a woman after it fell and trapped her underneath

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News 18 October 2017

Transfer of housing cases from Sheriff Court to the First Tier Tribunal

Transfer of housing cases from Sheriff Court to the First Tier Tribunal

Landlords should be aware as of 1 December 2017 some private rented housing cases will be dealt with by the First Tier Tribunal rather than the Sheriff Court

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