Insights 17 August 2020

An analysis of Scotland’s proposed new hate crime law with Reaction & Brent Haywood

Oliver Rhodes' recent article for Reaction, the commentary and analysis website, draws heavily on Brent Haywood's concerns about Scotland’s new hate crime bill

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News 16 August 2020

Scottish Land Commission's new protocols for ownership of land by private trusts

The new protocol recommendations are intended to inform interactions between land-owning trusts to promote transparency and community involvement

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Insights 14 August 2020

Wills – Do I really need one?

Yes, if you want the people you hope and expect to inherit from your estate to receive the assets you wish them to have

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News 3 August 2020

Companies are warned that neglected home-workers will sue

Ben Doherty, Head of our Employment team spoke to Helen Puttick for this article in the Times about the duty of care that employers have as the curren...

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News 3 August 2020

Our Dundee team offer a glimpse of their current working days - In Your Shoes

Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce's weekly blog, In Your Shoes, is taken over by a few of our team in Dundee sharing a little of how their days look just now

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Insights 27 July 2020

Now is the time for us to streamline a justice system that’s too expensive

Brent Haywood suggests the debate regarding virtual courts for criminal cases should be sparked for civil justice, with Scottish business being a voic...

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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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Insights 23 July 2020

Compliance with new land ownership protocol is recommended for charities

New protocol to promote transparency and sustainable development sets out expectations for charity engagement with local communities

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Insights 10 July 2020

Covid-19 : The point of return: key questions that charities must ask building landlords

In this month’s Third Force News magazine, Kenny Gray provides information to avoid last-minute costs or unexpected staff queries when returning to the workplace

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Insights 6 July 2020

Covid-19 : Mergers may offer charities best chance of survival post pandemic

Alastair Keatinge discusses the restructuring options open to charities facing a collapse in income with the cancellation of major fundraising events and charity shop closures

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Insights 2 July 2020

Covid-19 : Is homeworking a quick fix or a longer-term option?

Many businesses seeing the benefits of homeworking, and indications that Government will encourage it longer term, should review or develop relevant p...

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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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