News 8 April 2021

Out now – Lindsays life issue 20

Welcome to our twentieth issue of Lindsays Life. As with the last one, we’ve produced the magazine online - and we hope you enjoy it

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News 7 April 2021

Hospitality and construction sectors should benefit from new support scheme

Gavin Buchan talks in this article about his hopes that the new UK government scheme will help Scottish SMEs as well as unlocking fresh investment opportunities

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News 6 April 2021

Residential property sales rise in last financial year despite 3-month lockdown

Our property teams have seen sales of almost £180m-worth of properties for the year ending 31 March 2021

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Insights 1 April 2021

A guide to Inheritance Tax – when is it payable and what does it mean for the value of your estate?

Caroline Fraser, Partner in our Private Client team summarises what Inheritance Tax is, what the tax-free thresholds are and the increase in HMRC inve...

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Insights 30 March 2021

Supreme Court hands down its decision in long-running ‘sleepover’ payments case

Several years of litigation end with the decision that workers are not legally entitled to the NMW during a ‘sleepover’ shift

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Insights 25 March 2021

The latest furlough extension will be welcome for charities

Furlough has saved many jobs throughout the coronavirus pandemic and the question now for third sector organisations is now many more can it protect on the road to recovery?

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News 24 March 2021

Scottish Government ban on public worship unlawful

Brent Haywood, Partner in our Dispute Resolution and Litigation team, acted in the successful challenge against church closures

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Insights 23 March 2021

Virtual resolution - maintaining commercial relationships in a post-Brexit and Covid-19 world

Businesses in conflict could avoid of the destruction of relationships by considering mediation or arbitration, both of which continue to be effective despite current turmoil

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News 18 March 2021

Lockdown should unlock greater equality in flexible working

The legacy of lockdown could be a game-changer in the battle to secure equal opportunities for women at work

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Insights 12 March 2021

The many and varied legal consequences of the pandemic

There is little doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has, either directly or indirectly, affected the vast majority of the world’s population

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News 11 March 2021

Social media in the workplace: WhatsApp group chat supports recent harassment claim

An Employment Tribunal decision highlights the importance of having up-to-date policies which address the use of IT systems, instant messaging and soc...

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Insights 10 March 2021

Defamed online – the pros and cons of seeking vindication in court

Posting negative comments online may not only be risky if found to be defamatory but taking action could still reflect negatively on the business or i...

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