Insights 20 April 2017
Do you need help with later life issues?
If you or your family want to make decisions about additional assistance for later life, you should be informed of all the options available
Insights 13 April 2017
Leave courtroom dramas to TV and film sets
A day in court is rarely the best way to resolve divorce, separation, contact or family business disputes
Insights 11 April 2017
Changing a croft is far from a walk in the park
A recent court case concerning crofting law has ramifications for crofters and also non-crofters looking to buy property in some parts of rural Scotland
Insights 10 April 2017
What do pub or restaurant owners taking an assignation of an existing lease need to know?
Avoid costly pitfalls by taking advice on terms of existing lease before signing an assignation
Insights 5 April 2017
The gig economy – the importance of defining working relationships
The rising status of the term ”gig economy” and recent tribunal cases highlight the importance of determining a person’s employment status
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
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?
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?