Insights 14 December 2017

Charities must learn difference between a ‘chat’ and ‘lobbying’

Charities must learn difference between a ‘chat’ and ‘lobbying’

Scotland’s new Lobbying Register comes into force in March 2018, and charity leaders and staff must get to grips with the new rules

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Insights 13 December 2017

Could employee ownership work for your business?

Could employee ownership work for your business?

For small businesses, employee ownership is highly topical, and a solution worth considering if you’re thinking about the future prosperity of your business

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Insights 4 December 2017

School placing requests - an educational challenge for parents

School placing requests - an educational challenge for parents

It’s an exercise as testing as any trigonometry exam and one that many parents face when choosing a school for their children

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Insights 27 November 2017

There’s a Simple Procedure for dealing with commercial debt recovery

There’s a Simple Procedure for dealing with commercial debt recovery

Simple Procedure was introduced in November 2016 to offer faster and more accessible justice for business disputes including debt recovery actions

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Insights 24 November 2017

Peace and goodwill at Christmas?

Peace and goodwill at Christmas?

If you are separated parents, planning in advance and communicating with each other and your children will help everyone enjoy the festive season

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Insights 20 November 2017

Considering adoption to build your family?

Considering adoption to build your family?

This is Adoption Week Scotland 2017 which aims to raise the profile of adoption as an option for children in care, it is important to seek advice rega...

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Insights 13 November 2017

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

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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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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Insights 16 October 2017

Understanding Legal Rights

Understanding Legal Rights

When you die, your spouse and your children will automatically be entitled to a share of your estate regardless of whether or not you have a Will

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Insights 20 September 2017

You’ve received inheritance, now what?

You’ve received inheritance, now what?

If you inherit it may be tempting to purchase extravagantly, however there are some key things you could consider to make the most of your windfall

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