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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.
MSHB are delighted to support International Women’s Day which is celebrated globally on Sunday 8th March.Our individual thoughts and actions have an impact on others and by supporting equality in the workplace and beyond we can all help to create a g
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  Please note - this is an archive of coronavirus briefings over the last year. For the most up to date briefings please visit - Latest Coronavirus Briefings. All information contained within this archive was 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 hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss any issues covered possible service for the trade at this extremely challenging time.
Stress in the workplace is a common issue and one which it is important to manage appropriately. There has been an increasing focus in recent years on mental wellbeing within the workplace, and there are good reasons why this should be so.  One
If you are considering buying a property and you are a first time buyer, there is a new shared equity scheme to help you get on the property ladder.If you apply for the First Home Fund you could receive up to £25, 000 from the Scottish Government tow
Most people will have come across the tantalizing words ‘Bottomless Boozy Brunch’ at some point in their dining out lives. But in Scotland these words amount to nothing more than a catchy marketing ploy as no ‘bottomless’ brunch can be truly unlimite
The UK’s membership of the EU and the rules on freedom of movement mean that people from the EU, EEA and Switzerland have had the right to work in the UK with minimal checks required. UK employers only need to check for valid identification proving t
Since 2000, rules known as IR35 have been in place to regulate the tax treatment of income earned by individual contractors or consultants supplying their services through an intermediary, often a personal service limited company.  The rules are
As noted in our previous blog, from 6th April 2020, there will be some changes to the written particulars employers have to provide employees. The written particulars are known as a ‘section 1 statement’, which must contain certain information. This
Further to our previous blog on changes coming into effect in 2020 this week we are looking in more detail at the new right to Parental Bereavement Leave (PBL).Although the introduction of PBL has been planned for some time, the government has only n
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This year we are starting a new monthly blog series going ‘back to basics’ and focusing on key issues which arise commonly in the workplace and are often the focus of disputes. This month, we are looking at the legal definition of disability.Governme