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Miller Samuel Hill Brown Solicitors Blog

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.
  Most people will be familiar with the word “caveat”.  Usually, it means that a great sounding offer has a ‘catch’.  However, it also has a specific meaning in a legal sense. A caveat is a document that can be lodged at Scottish court
In March 2017, Glasgow City Council released new regulations surrounding short-term rentals, such as Airbnb. However, it was not until December 2018 that Airbnb landlords felt the full brunt of these rules. The regulations mean that a person is not a
It has been reported recently that Google has been issued with a major fine of £44 million (57 million euros) by French authorities for non-compliance with the GDPR: the most significant fine since the introduction of the GDPR. This is the first majo
We will be holding a free seminar on 21st February 2019 on the GDPR and issues it raises for employers. We want to hear from you – what data protection issues or concerns do you have in your business? Let us know and we will seek to cover these in ou
  The introduction of the GDPR and the changes it makes to data protection law created a number of new compliance issues for all organisations, including employers. We are hosting a seminar on 21st February 2019 where we will be discussing the m
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In our first blog  looking at personal licence renewals we predicted a meltdown. Six months have now passed and there is at least a little good news. The Scottish Government reckons that around 25,000 licences are due to expire on 31 August 2019
  Who’s who on the payroll is an ongoing challenge for employers in the run up to new payslip requirements New payslip requirements are set to come into force, requiring itemised calculations for variable rates of pay and hours worked. Alongside
  Running your own business as a street trader can be a far more complicated affair than the average person would think. Aside from the usual challenges that a business owner will face, you will need to apply for a street trader’s licence under
We have appointed Marie Macdonald as our new Chairman, succeeding founding Partner, Michael Samuel, who continues as a Consultant with the firm. Marie’s new appointment makes her the first woman to take up the mantle as Chair for Miller Samuel Hill B
In our last two blogs, we focussed on where an employer can be vicariously liable for an assault by one employee on another and the potential employment law risks which can arise from Christmas gatherings. Today we bring you the last of our “3 Wise M