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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.
From June 2022, for a trial period of six months, 60 companies across the UK are set to trial the four day working week. With more than 3000 workers taking part, covering a diverse workforce, this pilot scheme is believed to be the largest in the wor
Miller Samuel Hill Brown completed the Glasgow Kiltwalk for Maggie’s alongside their pooches on Sunday 24th April.  The Glasgow event marked the return of the unique fundraising event that allows charities to receive every single penny plus a 50
April’s #NationalPetMonth celebrates our much loved companions and raises awareness of responsible ownership across the UK. Many of us at MSHB have a furry friend at home (sometimes they even pop into the office!) so this is a cause close to our hear
Majid v Gaffney [2019] UT 59 In October 2019 the housing division of the Upper Tribunal for Scotland in the case of Majid v Gaffney ruled that the eviction ground being relied upon by a landlord when serving a Notice to Leave had to apply at the time
The new tax year began on 6th April 2022, and while you may not have made any ‘new year, new you’ promises, perhaps it could be time to sort out your business finances. It can be easy to let things slip - a late invoice, a missed payment and even an
On Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of June the UK will enjoy a four-day bank holiday weekend to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Being the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, major national celebrations are likely to be held acr
Following the events of 2020 and in light of the hugely notable Black Lives Matter movement the UK Government recognised that action ought to be taken to address some significant disparities and injustices within the United Kingdom.  While the G
On 18 March 2022 we received an interlocutor in our office which advised that a hearing had been converted to “in person”. Simultaneously, our colleagues in our licensing team had started on-site meetings. This we took to be a sure sign that lockdown
Miller Samuel Hill Brown are delighted to announce our new charity partnership with Maggie’s. Through our employee-led charity committee, MSHB regularly raises funds for a wide variety of organisations. This year staff voted to support Maggie’s to he
Since February 2022, all homes in Scotland are required by law to have installed interlinked smoke alarms as well as adequate Carbon Monoxide protection. The legislation was introduced in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster and applies to all hom
The sharp rise in energy costs has undoubtedly been one the major talking points of 2022 so far. The hike in prices has not only been felt by home-owners, but also by commercial property proprietors and tenants alike. With no sign of energy prices fa
Mother’s Day gives families the opportunity to show their appreciation for their mums and show them how special they really are - although arguably we should be doing this all year round! It can be a stressful day for some families as they
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