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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 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
Two weeks ago the Granite City ushered in a change which will come to mean that its pubs benefit from the longest hours in Scotland. The 2018-2023 Policy Statement of the Aberdeen City Licensing Board was approved on Tuesday which affords all on-sale
Let the buying season commence! Shops and retailers, both online and in the ‘real world’ are gearing up for the onslaught of retail therapy that is Christmas. From mad dashes around the shops on Christmas Eve to ‘Click and Collect’ purchases made fro
Following our previous blog concerning employer’s liability for the actions of employees at a Christmas party (read here) , this week we look at other issues which may arise in respect of actions at a Christmas party (or other work social event)
We recently wrote about vicariously liability of employers in relation to a breach of data protection . Our blog this week concerns another decision on vicariously liability, but on a very different issue: an assault on a work night out. Bellman v No
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We are delighted to have been ranked again as Tier 1 in The Legal 500 (Licensing) and Band 1 in the 2018 Chambers Guide. For 29 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive res
Foreign travel, what was once a luxury has now become the norm with more and more people spending time abroad through business or emigrating to build a new life. Choosing to emigrate with children can be a complicated process but it can be further co