Insights 30 June 2022

Wills for all: Making law accessible

How do you go about making a Will if you have sight loss or mobility issues, or don’t speak English?

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Insights 28 June 2022

Advice for travelling abroad with your children after separation

With the summer holidays now upon us separated parents are still advised to communicate and try to reach agreement over arrangements

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Insights 17 June 2022

Flexibility could help ensure a feud-free Father’s Day

Newly separated or divorced parents are best to get agreements in place ahead of Father’s Day as well as to be reasonable and flexible

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Insights 7 June 2022

Volunteers - a vital part of any workforce but different to employees

Volunteers are essential to the operations of charities but employers need to be alive to potential risks if the lines become blurred between them and employees

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Insights 6 June 2022

The resilience of charities is remarkable. But a health check is wise

Helen Kidd discusses the innovation and determination of Scotland's charities emerging from the pandemic in The Scotsman on Monday 06 June

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Insights 1 June 2022

New blood is critical for the future of Scotland’s charities

Helen Kidd believes a blend of new blood and experience is key for Scotland’s third sector to navigate its new world

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Insights 25 May 2022

Wills: how best to avoid (or deal with) disputes and challenges

Simple mistakes can invalidate a Will or lead to family fall-outs. We highlight some of the main errors to avoid when making your own Will, and your o...

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Insights 24 May 2022

Dismissal may be unfair even where an employee volunteered for redundancy

The decision of a tribunal was found to be wrong by the EAT for striking out a claim for unfair dismissal following a voluntary redundancy request.

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Insights 18 May 2022

Good governance underpins great charity work

Charities should ensure they have their houses in order to be in the strongest position to face the post-pandemic world.

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Insights 17 May 2022

Is laddish behaviour in the workplace an excusable basic instinct?

Have attitudes in the workplace evolved or are they stuck in a premillennial 1990’s time warp? A Tribunal case suggests that in some workplaces, it is the latter.

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Insights 10 May 2022

Pursuing a court action: the key is in the research

Before pursuing a court action it’s not only worth considering the costs involved but also doing your research into the other side’s financial circumstances

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Insights 20 April 2022

Looking out for loved ones means making a Will

The assumption your assets will be automatically passed on to your loved ones often results in expenses and stress

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