Insights 20 April 2017

Do you need help with later life issues?

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

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Insights 13 April 2017

Leave courtroom dramas to TV and film sets

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

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Insights 11 April 2017

Changing a croft is far from a walk in the park

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

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Insights 5 April 2017

The gig economy – the importance of defining working relationships

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

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Insights 27 March 2017

A gift too good to be true?

A gift too good to be true?

Peter Murrin discusses why gifting your home to the next generation is a complex decision to be planned with caution and care

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Insights 24 March 2017

Business owners urged to check use classes when changing property purpose

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

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Insights 20 March 2017

Civil partnership for heterosexual couples?

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

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Insights 17 March 2017

Redundancy can be discrimination following a return from maternity leave

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

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Insights 14 March 2017

What are the benefits of an option agreement in a land purchase?

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

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Insights 10 March 2017

Trustees shouldn’t leave fundraising to the fundraisers

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?

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Insights 8 March 2017

To have and to hold - should you consider a postnuptial agreement?

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?

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