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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.

SCOTTISH CHILD LAW CONSULTATION

The Scottish Government issued a Consultation Paper relating to the reform of Child Law in Scotland earlier this year.  The last date for submitting responses to the Consultation Paper is 7 August and individuals can make their views known if they wish to do so until that date.

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Discipline Where Conduct is Linked to Disability

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal held that a fair dismissal can amount to discrimination arising from disability under the Equality Act where an employee is dismissed for misconduct caused by their disability. This can be the case even if the employer did not know that the disability caused the misconduct.

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New Direction for the Gig Economy Debate

The recent stream of high profile cases dealing with worker status in the gig economy have considered whether individuals can be considered workers, as opposed to self-employed contractors, against the backdrop of claims for monetary rights and benefits such as the national minimum wage and holiday pay.

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Dealing with Tenant Insolvency

It seems like in 2018 every week has brought news of another CVA or company administration.  A number of major High Street retailers have embarked on CVAs this year, including New Look, Carpetright, Mothercare and House of Fraser.  There have also been some high profile companies going into administration such as Maplin, Toys R Us, New Look and Poundworld and we are still only in July!

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Combined Standard Clauses

Buying a house is anecdotally one of the most stressful events in a person’s life – so spare a thought for the Pursuers in Anwar and Another v Britton and Another [2018] SC FAL 31.  Mr. and Mrs. Anwar not only had to go through the stress of buying a house, but the subsequent stress of finding out that the sellers appeared to have not told them the truth (whether on purpose, or otherwise) regarding a flood that had taken place whilst the sellers owned the property, and then having to raise a court action.

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