Insights 21 September 2020

Furlough factor adds new dimension to ensuring fair play with redundancies

Ben Doherty urges companies considering redundancies to pause and consider whether the current circumstances mean that amendments are required to the ...

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Insights 11 September 2020

Employers need to be aware of increased threat of data breaches from homeworking

Companies face an increased risk of data breaches and heavy fines because of staff working from home long term and must take action to reduce the threat

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Insights 9 September 2020

Recommendations for employers considering coronavirus testing in their workplace

Some general guidance for employers who may wish to include testing staff for coronavirus in the event of an outbreak in their business

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Insights 4 September 2020

Planning a holiday? Don’t get burnt by fast-changing rules – consider a Power of Attorney

The current dynamic situation, particularly with regard to non-essential travel, highlights an often-overlooked need for a PoA

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Insights 25 August 2020

Japanese Knotweed – a change in perception

Recent studies indicate a potential shift in the reporting of Japanese Knotweed and a trend towards new perceptions of it amongst property stakeholders

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Insights 17 August 2020

An analysis of Scotland’s proposed new hate crime law with Reaction & Brent Haywood

Oliver Rhodes' recent article for Reaction, the commentary and analysis website, draws heavily on Brent Haywood's concerns about Scotland’s new hate crime bill

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Insights 14 August 2020

Wills – Do I really need one?

Yes, if you want the people you hope and expect to inherit from your estate to receive the assets you wish them to have

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Insights 27 July 2020

Now is the time for us to streamline a justice system that’s too expensive

Brent Haywood suggests the debate regarding virtual courts for criminal cases should be sparked for civil justice, with Scottish business being a voic...

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Insights 23 July 2020

Compliance with new land ownership protocol is recommended for charities

New protocol to promote transparency and sustainable development sets out expectations for charity engagement with local communities

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Insights 10 July 2020

Covid-19 : The point of return: key questions that charities must ask building landlords

In this month’s Third Force News magazine, Kenny Gray provides information to avoid last-minute costs or unexpected staff queries when returning to the workplace

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Insights 6 July 2020

Covid-19 : Mergers may offer charities best chance of survival post pandemic

Alastair Keatinge discusses the restructuring options open to charities facing a collapse in income with the cancellation of major fundraising events and charity shop closures

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Insights 2 July 2020

Covid-19 : Is homeworking a quick fix or a longer-term option?

Many businesses seeing the benefits of homeworking, and indications that Government will encourage it longer term, should review or develop relevant p...

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