News 27 July 2020

Foreign investors still flocking to Scots commercial property market, despite virus crisis

In the Herald on Saturday (25 July 2020) Derek Nash, Head of our Commercial Property team, explained that 'Investors are continuing to target deals in...

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News 29 June 2020

Covid-19 : Guidance on buying and selling your home from 29 June 2020

Now that the Scottish Government has confirmed that the residential property market can safely reopen, house sales and purchases can proceed within the guidelines

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News 29 June 2020

Covid-19 : Planning for redundancy to minimise stress and potential tribunal claims

A well planned and structured redundancy exercise will reduce stress for all those affected and minimise the risk of potential claims

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News 26 June 2020

Covid-19 :  Could the fall-out of the pandemic fuel the revolution in employee ownership?

In today's Scotsman (26 June 2020) Douglas Roberts explains why he believes the answer is 'yes' as firms seek to ensure greater resilience

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News 19 June 2020

Covid-19 : Charities are warned to be aware of extra building costs

Third sector leaders should have honest conversations with landlords about financial pressures caused by Covid-19 pandemic

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News 18 June 2020

Covid-19 : Our residential property team is braced for over 1,000 viewings when market reopens

Maurice Allan, Managing Director of our estate agency services, is optimistic that housing demand will quickly return to healthy pre-lockdown state wh...

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News 15 June 2020

Covid-19 : Updated furlough scheme - Key points from the changes announced on 12 June

HMRC has now published guidance on the changes to the Job Retention Scheme or furlough leave scheme from 1 July

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News 8 June 2020

Covid-19 : What does easing lockdown mean for access rights?

People may now be permitted to travel to take exercise, however, are landowners able to manage the potential increase in footfall and implement responsible land management

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News 6 June 2020

Covid-19 : Increased service charges faced by businesses in multi-occupancy buildings

Landlords and tenants need to consider the costs for increased services and facilities in common areas of multi-occupancy buildings ahead of re-opening businesses

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News 5 June 2020

Covid-19 : Current court procedures and accessibility for individuals and businesses

As we acclimatise to Phase 1 of lockdown restrictions being lifted, the courts have recently issued updated guidance on how certain business can now p...

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News 3 June 2020

Covid-19 : Residential tenancies are affected by further measures introduced in Scotland

The Scottish Government has introduced new schemes and laws which will affect students and also landlords who are struggling financially due to Covid-19

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News 1 June 2020

Covid-19 : None of us can afford to ignore the difficult ‘what ifs?’ in life

People have been seeking peace of mind about how they and their loved ones would be looked after should they fall seriously ill, whether as a conseque...

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