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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.
 All information contain within this update is accurate at the time of publication. During these unprecedented times where the situation is constantly changing at pace it is vital that you take expert advice where necessary. Please do not hesita
Further to the recently announced changes to the furlough scheme (see our blog on this), detailed guidance has now been published by the government. In this briefing, we look at some key questions relating to the changes.Which employees are eligible?
As we progress through the government’s route map out of lockdown, phase 2 potentially includes re-opening of non-essential indoor workplaces which are not office based, although the default position will remain working from home. Over the next few m
On Friday 29th May, the Chancellor announced further changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) going forward. Detailed guidance on these changes is still to be published and we understand it is expected on 12th June. At the moment, the k
If you, or your client, has obtained a county court judgment (CCJ) against a Scottish debtor we are able to assist you in registering that CCJ in Scotland to enable enforcement proceedings to commence.
Litigation Solicitor (predominantly Family Law) wanted to join our ambitious Litigation team. The role will focus on Family Law, but candidates who have experience of general civil litigation and who would enjoy a hybrid role would be ideal. The Fami
A recent People Management and CIPD survey revealed that a quarter of UK employers expect to make permanent redundancies in response to the coronavirus crisis. At the same time, more than half are predicted to furlough staff members.Government help i
With the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK, you might find yourself having to take time off work. During this time, it is important to know your rights to sick pay if you cannot work due to COVID-19.If you are concerned or want to ensure you
With the UK in lockdown, there’s no denying the impact this will have on businesses in the coming weeks and months. From sick pay to homeworking, for employees and employers, knowing your rights and obligations during this time is crucial.Here, we se
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Two weeks ago the Scottish Government published emergency legislation which gives all personal licence holders some breathing space in relation to renewals and refresher training deadlines.As a result of the Coronavirus (Scotland), Act 2020 personal
We previously wrote a blog looking at a court decision in WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants, which found that Morrisons were liable to pay compensation for breaches of data protection caused by a ‘rogue’ employee with a grudge. The Su