Insights 18 May 2017

A pre-Brexit analysis of current rules surrounding the right to work in the UK

Kate Wyatt, Partner, discusses this issue which is likely to become increasingly common for employers

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Insights 18 May 2017

Rich choices in Scottish new build

With development activity kicking off across Scotland, a new build home may be the right choice for you

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Insights 12 May 2017

What is an Agreement for Lease, and what makes it different from the Lease itself?

A business tenant taking on premises in a development may enter into an Agreement for Lease to cater for ancillary matters that have to be dealt with before a Lease is signed

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Insights 10 May 2017

National Minimum Wage entitlement when workers are on-call or sleeping at work

A recent decision advocates that employers ensure they consider the particular factors in each individual case

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Insights 9 May 2017

Cohabitees miss out on more than cake and gifts

Cohabiting couples are often surprised by their lack of rights compared to married couples. A cohabitation agreement (or wedding) can prevent unwelcome shocks

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Insights 2 May 2017

Shared equity scheme to help first-time buyers get onto the property ladder

The Scottish Government’s 'Golden Share' shared equity scheme may be able to help first-time buyers purchase their first home

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Insights 26 April 2017

Executor landlords – what are your obligations?

An executor’s role may include stepping into a landlord’s shoes if the deceased owns property which they rent out to tenants

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Insights 20 April 2017

Do you need help with later life issues?

If you or your family want to make decisions about additional assistance for later life, you should be informed of all the options available

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Insights 13 April 2017

Leave courtroom dramas to TV and film sets

A day in court is rarely the best way to resolve divorce, separation, contact or family business disputes

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Insights 11 April 2017

Changing a croft is far from a walk in the park

A recent court case concerning crofting law has ramifications for crofters and also non-crofters looking to buy property in some parts of rural Scotland

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Insights 5 April 2017

The gig economy – the importance of defining working relationships

The rising status of the term ”gig economy” and recent tribunal cases highlight the importance of determining a person’s employment status

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