Insights 9 January 2023

A call for renewable energy projects to become simpler and quicker

Susan Law, Partner in our Rural Property team fears Scotland’s rural economy and climate ambitions risk suffering because renewable energy projects ca...

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Insights 16 December 2022

Bank of mum and dad may face inheritance tax hit

Families are warned about being too generous in helping younger generations on the property ladder during the cost-of living crisis

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Insights 14 December 2022

All I want for Christmas (or for any holiday)… is happy kids

Separated? Divorced? Keeping everyone happy when splitting time with kids over holiday periods can be tricky to manage. Here are our top tips on navig...

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Insights 7 December 2022

To buy or not to buy

Looking for a new home may seem daunting in these times of economic uncertainty. So, should you buy now or wait?

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Insights 28 November 2022

Retaining charity staff is more vital now than ever

Kate Wyatt, Employment Partner believes the third sector would benefit from focusing on staff retention to help ease recruitment and financial challenges

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Insights 25 November 2022

Six 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 23 November 2022

Settlement agreements – your essential Q&A guide

Partner and Head of Employment, Ben Doherty answers the most asked questions on Settlement Agreements

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Insights 9 November 2022

Charity trustees: the benefits of focussing on support and diversity

This Trustees Week (7-11 November 2022) we are delighted to support and celebrate the hard work of over 250,000 trustees based in Scotland

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Insights 7 November 2022

Onus is on employers to explore reasonable adjustments for sick or disabled employees

Katherine Irvine discusses a recent case which highlights that employers should not overlook the issue of reasonable adjustments being made for their employees

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Insights 28 October 2022

Recalling sequestration: when is it an option?

In some circumstances personal sequestration can be recalled and Senior Associate Brian Pollock explains when and how that may be possible

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Insights 17 October 2022

New regime for overseas entities: Key facts and practical implications for Scottish property

Foreign owners of UK property must register their details to increase transparency and prevent criminals hiding behind shell companies

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Insights 13 October 2022

Can an employer dismiss an employee for reasons of misconduct that relate to a protected disclosure?

The Court of Appeal recently upheld the previous Tribunals’ decisions that the employer had not dismissed the employee because of a protected disclosu...

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