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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Insights 12 June 2020

Contractual interpretation: the basic principles are explained in a recent Court of Session case

A further example of a commercial dispute arising from conflicting interpretation of contracts prompts four basic principles to be highlighted

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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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News 22 May 2020

New Property Manager, Nahdean McLarty, joins our residential team in Dundee

We are delighted to welcome Nahdean to our residential estate agency team in her role as Property Manager

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Insights 21 May 2020

Covid-19 : Dealing with disciplinary and grievance procedures

Whether employment issues arise due to or despite the current covid-19 induced circumstances, recently published ACAS guidance provides pointers on managing proceedings fairly

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