Insights 11 June 2021

Employers risk criminal and civil penalties if they commit furlough fraud

The Government is cracking down on employers who are erroneously or fraudulently claiming money from the furlough scheme

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News 7 June 2021

Wills warning: Action needed to help diffuse digital timebomb

Caroline Fraser, Partner in our Private Client team, fears millions of pounds - and precious memories - could be lost unless people start protecting t...

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Insights 7 June 2021

Telecoms Code appeal decision may prompt operators' requests for lease changes

The Court of Session's appeal decision on renegotiating telecoms leases may lead to more requests from telecoms operators for site providers to agree ...

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News 3 June 2021

The right to disconnect – time to make it formal?

Kate Wyatt, Employment Partner, discusses the ‘right to disconnect’ and explores whether it is on the cards for workers

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News 1 June 2021

Double appointment news as Alex McNeill and Natasha Vials join our property teams

The growth of our property teams offering legal expertise to home buyers and sellers continues with appointments in residential property in Edinburgh and Dundee

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Insights 28 May 2021

The new Scots law of defamation in 2021

On 21 April 2021 the old common law of defamation in Scotland was replaced by the Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Act 2021 bringing th...

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News 24 May 2021

A warm welcome to our new litigation and dispute resolution Solicitor

Mike Piggot joins our team in Dundee, enhancing our ability to deliver commercial dispute resolution and litigation services to our new and existing clients

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News 21 May 2021

Employers “between a rock and a hard place” on post-Brexit EU worker right to work rules

Kate Wyatt advises employers to conduct an audit of their workforce to ensure right to work checks are fit for purpose - this article featured with Insider on Friday 21 May

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News 19 May 2021

Land and countryside access: FAQs as lockdown restrictions ease

Some guidance for landowners and the public on questions regarding access and activity that is permitted in the countryside

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News 13 May 2021

Charity trustees should not be afraid of acting in good faith

Alastair Keatinge discusses a recent case which provides useful legal lessons for trustees managing third-sector organisations

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News 12 May 2021

Eilish intends to ride the momentum of her pre-summer season training success

As the athletics summer season takes shape Eilish has used her extended USA training spell to build speed and continue making incremental improvements to her form

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News 5 May 2021

Changes to right to work checks as Covid-19 relaxations end

Temporary changes to the way right to work (RTW) checks may be carried out were introduced last year but these relaxations will end on 20 June 2021

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