Insights 21 November 2018

Is an agent responsible for HMO licensing?

Letting agents shouldn’t assume that including an HMO licensing clause in agreements with landlords absolves them of responsibility in this regard

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Insights 19 November 2018

Considering adoption to build your family?

This is Adoption Week Scotland 2018 which aims to raise the profile of adoption as an option for children in care, it is important to seek advice rega...

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Insights 1 November 2018

Top 6 debt recovery myths dispelled

Don’t let common misconceptions about debt recovery stop you from seeking advice to recover sums, large or small, owed to you

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Insights 18 October 2018

Do employees want the right to disconnect?

There are growing calls to give workers the right to ignore out-of-hours communications and provide greater flexibility in an effort to avoid burnout

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Insights 12 October 2018

Eilish’s wish to inspire the next generation through her school talks

Our sponsored athlete Eilish McColgan tells us why she encourages schoolchildren to do sport

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Insights 11 October 2018

What’s the impact of the Private Residential Tenancy for landowners and farmers?

The introduction of the Private Residential Tenancy in the latter months of 2017 has resulted in significant change for rural landlowners and farmers

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Insights 3 October 2018

What do landowners need to know about Section 75 agreements?

Landowners may be required by a local authority to enter into a Section 75 Agreement before planning permission is granted

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Insights 23 August 2018

Is my personal injury award included in the matrimonial pot if I divorce?

If you’re unfortunate enough to have a personal injury claim in progress at the same time as a divorce, the claim could affect the financial settlement.

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Insights 22 August 2018

How should employers handle allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace?

A recent report from the Women and Equalities Committee suggest how employers should handle allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Insights 6 August 2018

Is it a servitude of access or a public right of way?

A recent case demonstrates how important it is to know the ways to create and differentiate between a servitude of access and a public right of way over another person’s land

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Insights 11 July 2018

Inheritance and cohabiting - what happens if you die without a Will?

The rights of cohabiting couples are not the same as those of married couples or civil partners, and cohabiting couples should clearly state their wishes in a Will

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Insights 4 July 2018

How to plan holidays as a separated parent

Lucy Metcalf highlights some legal and practical issues to think about if you’re planning a holiday without the other parent of your children

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