Insights 14 December 2020

Parents should take advice before opening the Bank of Mum and Dad

Families are right to take advice rather than leaving their children with a hefty tax bill - simply by trying to help them.

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Insights 1 December 2020

Charities facing up to coronavirus challenges together will be more resilient

David Dunsire explains why it’s vital for charities to share experiences and seek advice to cope with challenges caused by Covid-19

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Insights 25 November 2020

Need another prompt to get a PoA?

The pandemic has prompted more Scots to get their personal affairs in order and a PoA allows you to make decisions that will protect you, your family ...

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Insights 25 November 2020

How can charities focus on the future?

Alastair Keatinge suggests alliances and mergers as a way for charities and third sector organisations to secure a sustainable and successful future

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Insights 18 November 2020

The clock may be ticking on certain claims but when does time start?

A recent decision underlines the importance of identifying the start date of the 5-year prescriptive period to bring a claim to court before the time limit lapses

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Insights 2 November 2020

It’s time to pull out all the stops for charity trustees

As Trustees Week 2020 kicks off, Alastair Keatinge's latest article features in Third Force News reinforcing the need for strong trustees - and their need of proper support

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Insights 31 October 2020

Ideas for adapting to life with the ongoing restrictions

Alan McLaren, Partner in our Commercial Property team, shares his experiences of lockdown, and what works for him when it comes to protecting his mental wellbeing

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Insights 29 October 2020

Family life and law in the time of Covid

Family life can be complicated at the best of times and the Covid-19 pandemic has made it more so

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Insights 29 October 2020

Volunteers needed to build back better

Charities say they’re struggling to recruit volunteers since Covid-19 struck, it's a great way to give back

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Insights 29 October 2020

The energy surge in the market continues

After months of lockdown, the residential property market has been supercharged this summer and autumn

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Insights 29 October 2020

Keep a cool head in the face of job cuts

If the outlook is precarious in your own workplace, it’s essential to understand your obligations and employees' rights

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Insights 29 October 2020

Beware of the pitfalls of online Wills

Technology served people well during lockdown but it also led to some disastrous DIY solutions, from lockdown haircuts to online Wills

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