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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.
Many employers often use Settlement Agreements in order to end an employment relationship on agreed terms. This is a legally binding document and can also be used to resolve ongoing workplace disputes. As a result of signing the agreement, the employ
New research from RAC Business has revealed that one in five (19%) UK firms say their employees have been involved in an accident while driving for work due to using a handheld phone at the wheel. 
View our February 2018 newsletter here.  
Miller Samuel Hill Brown LLP and Syme Drummond would be delighted if you could join us at our next "Ask the Expert" employment law seminar, which is taking place at 29, Royal Exchange Square on Thursday 8 th March 2018 (1230 start). This session will
It is widely recognised that young and newly qualified drivers are involved in a disproportionate amount of road traffic accidents, which frequently cause life-changing injuries and even death. 
The government have recently announced some proposed legislative changes. Payslips In its response to the Taylor Review ( see our blog earlier in the week ), the government made a commitment to require employers to provide itemised payslips to all wo
In our  blog of July 2017, we detailed the recommendations of the Taylor “Good Work” Review which looked at the state of the current labour market in the UK and examined how new models of working have affected the freedom and rights of workers.
Upon breakdown of a relationship it is not uncommon for one party to wish to relocate to a different country, either for better employment opportunities or to return to his or her roots where he or she perhaps has family or friends. However, where a
The 3 yearly LBTT Return for Commercial Leases… What is LBTT? If you have entered into a lease over the last few years the chances are that your solicitor has mentioned “LBTT” to you. Land and Buildings Transaction Tax is a Scottish tax on the purcha
You may have seen or heard murmurings about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in recent months, but what is it, and why is it important? In an increasingly digital world, data processing affects almost every aspect of our lives. Data
The Scottish Government has introduced a bill to the Scottish Parliament to reform the law of negative prescription, by which certain legal rights disappear if not acted upon. 
Where an employer dismisses a particular employee, it is not unknown for employees not to be given the true reason for their employment terminating, whether to spare their feelings or to avoid a claim if the employer considers that the real reason ma