Insights 23 May 2018

Are there time limits for medical negligence claims in Scotland?

If you have experienced medical negligence the usual time limit for claims is three years, but there are a few exceptions you should be aware of

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Insights 21 May 2018

Defining what should be included in the marital pot on divorce is not always straightforward

A recent case highlights the challenges of working out what is and isn’t matrimonial property when you live with your partner for a long time before marriage

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Insights 11 May 2018

How family law has been changed by society in the last 60 years

As Meghan Markle and Prince Harry prepare to marry, Jen Gallagher reflects on Scots family law today compared to 1956 when Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier

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Insights 3 May 2018

Do you need permission to relocate with your child?

Moving away with your children after divorce is becoming more common, but careful consideration should be taken to ensure agreement with the remaining parent

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Insights 1 May 2018

Are the rights of agency staff and directly recruited workers different?

Not according to the EAT and employers who use agency workers should check the terms of their contracts of employment

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Insights 1 May 2018

What can you do to stay safe when travelling abroad?

There are steps you can take to make sure you stay as safe as possible if you are travelling and are involved in an incident overseas

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Insights 26 April 2018

Beware of underpaying NMW due to staff uniform costs

Employers should be aware that National Minimum Wages must account for the cost of uniforms they require their workers to buy for the job

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Insights 26 April 2018

Funding care costs in later life

It’s important to understand the impact of local authority means testing on your financial position when they make a decision on whether to help fund your care

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Insights 24 April 2018

Charities must tackle vulnerability to fraud – it could be you next!

Our Head of Charity and Social Enterprises, Alastair Keatinge suggests how charities can deal with the tide of attempts to defraud them

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Insights 19 April 2018

Things to consider when selling your healthcare business

We have extensive experience in the sale of healthcare businesses from dental practices to nurseries and there are a number of factors that should be considered

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Insights 18 April 2018

GDPR preparations should include looking for weak links in operations

Businesses whose preparations for the new data protection rules centre on marketing and fund-raising could leave themselves exposed to breaches in other areas

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Insights 9 April 2018

Good intentions can produce flawed law

Scrutiny by experts is needed before passing legislation near impossible to enforce, says Brent Haywood in our article featured in today’s Scotsman (Monday 9 April 2018)

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