Insights 5 May 2020

Covid-19 : Government must move to resolve confusion within Scots construction industry

The guidance to stop all non-essential building work in Scotland during coronavirus pandemic is not an outright ban, according to Andrew Boccoli

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Insights 4 May 2020

Covid-19 : Third sector furlough facts: Shielding, self isolation and being human about HR

Ben Doherty explains that when dealing with staff issues caused by coronavirus, it's often about making the right human decision rather than the right Human Resource decision

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Insights 4 May 2020

Covid-19 : Charities are advised to check whether they can hold AGMs online

Charities could expose themselves to avoidable legal risk if they hold virtual annual general meetings when their constitutions do not allow for them

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Insights 30 April 2020

Covid-19 : What next for employers?

Employers have an opportunity to review their current practices and start to prepare now for emerging from the lockdown

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Insights 26 March 2020

The hidden dangers of head injuries in sports

With awareness growing of the risks of head injuries in different sports, what should you expect from teams, clubs and governing bodies?

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Insights 22 March 2020

Don’t let fallouts foil your ambitions

Businesses involving family and friends are vulnerable to fallouts and relationship tensions. But there are steps you can take to avoid deadlock

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Insights 13 February 2020

A helping hand for Generation Rent

A contribution towards a deposit will certainly help family members buy their first home, but do watch out for inheritance tax traps

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Insights 16 January 2020

Simple steps for easing your journey through life

A few legal precautions can make it easier to navigate the twists and turns of relationships and family life

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Insights 29 November 2019

Land law on the move: what was new in conveyancing last year?

The Law Society of Scotland published this article by Alison Mackay, Professional Support Director in our Commercial Property team, in this month's edition of The Journal

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Insights 28 November 2019

Should you include digital assets in your Will?

People often overlook their digital assets, either forgetting they have them or assuming they’ll go to their heirs. But it’s not as simple as that

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Insights 21 November 2019

Amazon primed for eviction after notice to quit was found to be valid

Recent court decision finds against Amazon UK Services Ltd concerning the validity of a notice to quit in a commercial lease

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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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