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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Insights 6 April 2018

Ensuring a smooth exit when retiring from a business

The retirement of an individual allows the remaining partners to consider incorporating as a limited company but careful consideration should be taken

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Insights 28 March 2018

Ringing the changes: the new Telecoms Code

The new regime allows private telecoms companies improved access to land to expand the mobile network whilst coming at a cost to landowners

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Insights 16 March 2018

What should businesses check to ensure HR processes are GDPR compliant?

Managing employee data and implementing staff training on handling data to ensure your organisation is GDPR compliant will be a crucial task for HR professionals

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Insights 13 March 2018

What happens when an insolvent individual dies?

The bankruptcy process will continue if an insolvent person dies and the executor of the estate will not be able to take office until the insolvency is concluded

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Insights 8 March 2018

One year on from the new succession legislation: death, divorce and the family business

The Succession (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force in November 2016 so how has it changed business succession matters?

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Insights 7 March 2018

Claims in Scotland require documents to be requested

The procedure for the recovery of documents for litigation in Scotland is different to other jurisdictions as there is no automatic entitlement to the relevant information

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