Insights 14 March 2023

Divorce leave debate puts focus on need for support at work

With or without official divorce leave, employers can support colleagues at work by recognising the impact this personal turmoil can have on their employees

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Insights 13 March 2023

Why disagreeing agreeably can be a better solution than going to court

A little humility goes a long way for the best litigators – Brent Haywood explains in the Scotsman (13 March 2023)

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Insights 1 March 2023

Could you be due a potential payback on Inheritance Tax already paid?

Losing a loved one is awful enough. Don’t let overpaying the ‘most hated tax’ make it even more painful.

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Insights 24 February 2023

The consumer’s dilemma –  if you reject goods, don't use them

Brian Pollock highlights the potential risks and costs that consumers may face when choosing to litigate

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Insights 21 February 2023

Easing payment pains for charities facing commercial rent issues

Kenny Gray offers some options for minimising costs relating to premises for third sector leaders feeling the strain of meeting rising prices

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Insights 17 February 2023

Calling all landowners and tenants your RCI deadline is coming soon

The Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land (RCI) requires certain categories of landowners and tenants to supply information regard...

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Insights 16 February 2023

Can the fear of being stigmatised be a reasonable excuse for failing to apply for other jobs?

A recent case clarifies what evidence is needed to support an employee’s reasons for failing to seek alternative employment

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Insights 3 February 2023

The importance of making a Will when you co-habit

Moving in together is an exciting next step but without an up-to-date Will could you be leaving your partner, and any family you have, in the lurch?

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Insights 31 January 2023

Landlords seek support to navigate private rental rule changes

Private housing landlords are seeking legal help as they grapple with the Scottish Government’s latest changes to rent and evictions rules

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Insights 25 January 2023

Who will get your place in the sun?

If you have a holiday home or other foreign assets you may need a separate Will created within the country they are located.

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Insights 20 January 2023

D.I.V.O.R.C.E doesn’t need to be H.E. double L

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) can help keep things civil as well as avoiding court and spiralling costs

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Insights 18 January 2023

What does the increase in new minimum wage rates for 2023 mean for employers?

Employers should be aware of changes to the National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) which will take effect from 1 April 2023

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