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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.
In an important decision for employers to be aware of, the Supreme Court has decided that a dismissal was unfair where the employee’s line manager constructed a performance management case against her because she was a whistleblower (having made a pr
Employers will likely be aware of TUPE  (the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006), which operates to transfer the employment contracts of employees on the sale or transfer of a business or on a change of service
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When a couple divorces, decisions must be made about how they will share out their joint assets.
Amid reports that 2019 may be the coldest winter in the UK for decades, and the mercury already falling, we look at potential employment issues arising from the cold.As with hot weather in the summer, rumours often abound regarding a minimum workplac
In October, our Chairman and Head of Employment Marie Macdonald delivered a seminar to members of the Scottish Discrimination Law Association regarding sexual harassment, particularly in the legal profession. We have provided a summary of her talk fo
Reaching the difficult decision to separate or divorce whilst living abroad will undoubtedly result in many uncertainties about how best to part ways.  There could be issues surrounding division of matrimonial property or arrangements for childr
 In recent years shopping habits have changed. We have seen the decline of traditional high street shopping and a rise in online purchases. In the UK, around one fifth of total retail sales are made online.With Christmas fast approaching, many s
When relationships between parents break down and they separate or divorce, children are often the ones most heavily affected. If it becomes impossible for a child to remain living with both parents, it can be a complicated and stressful process dete
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018. Now over a year since its introduction, has it changed data protection practice? Although not an exact science, various surveys and reports have tended to indicate a
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  Buying a house is an exciting prospect but it can be daunting for many first time buyers, below is a quick guide of how it all works: