Insights 15 November 2019

Agricultural tenancies - can rent be withheld in Limited Duration Tenancies?

Tenants should be careful about withholding rent for a landlord’s failures as they could fall foul of the court if they don’t follow correct procedures

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Insights 13 November 2019

Is the use of covert CCTV to monitor workplace theft considered unlawful?

Christine Jamieson, Paralegal in our Employment team, discusses a case which considers whether employee’s privacy rights were breached

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Insights 1 November 2019

Courts call for common sense from separating parents

When parents are making arrangements for children after separation or divorce, the legal system expects certain levels of behaviour from them. It’s advice worth heeding

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Insights 6 September 2019

Is the use of WhatsApp messages to bring misconduct proceedings against employees unlawful?

Christine Jamieson discusses a case which considers whether the use of WhatsApp messages during disciplinary proceedings was a breach of right to privacy

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Insights 9 August 2019

Have you found your dream croft for sale?

If you are considering purchasing a croft, be aware that your property may be restricted by the crofting regime and take advice to ensure you understand the associated duties

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Insights 1 August 2019

Can an employee rely on a secret recording at a disciplinary hearing?

Christine Jamieson, Paralegal in our Employment team, warns employers that covert recordings could be admissible in Employment tribunals

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Insights 17 July 2019

What to consider if you are a parent-to-be

If you are a parent-to-be or are already a parent, it’s worth doing some simple legal planning for the future

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Insights 11 July 2019

To Airbnb or not to Airbnb? The hot topic this summer

If you are contemplating renting out an existing property, or are considering purchasing a property for short-term letting, there are many issues which you should be aware of

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Insights 28 June 2019

The business benefits of taking the employee ownership route

Whether you’re looking at succession planning or for a way to boost business performance, employee ownership could be a good option for your business

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Insights 27 June 2019

Divorce: Does financial settlement reflect whose fault it is?

The law in Scotland prioritises ‘fairness’ but this may not mean what you think

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Insights 26 June 2019

Get your house in order – by making a Will

Sandy Lamb urges you to consider what could happen to your family and home should the unforeseen happen and you don't have an up-to-date Will in place

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Insights 20 June 2019

What to consider when dealing with a Flexible Working Request

Amy Gordon, Solicitor in our Employment team explains how employers should handle flexible working requests

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