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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.
On Christmas morning, children all over the world rush downstairs to see if the man in the red suit has paid them a visit. Parents are filled with joy at the look on their children’s’ faces, while they open the gifts they’ve sought after all year.How
BackgroundIn recent years the Scottish Government has observed that GPs are being discouraged from joining GP partnerships, in large part due to the various liabilities associated with owning and operating GP premises.  In November 2017, the Sco
Following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower on 14th June 2017, there have been changes to the way that fire safety is approached in high rise residential buildings over 18 metres high.On the 18th of December 2018, the UK government issued an advice note
In our October newsletter, we mentioned that Christmas was approaching (it gets sooner every year…!) and how the licensed trade could take advantage of the increased footfall the festive period brings with it.Following on from that we look now at the
As Christmas party season is in full swing, this week we are taking a look back at our previous on misconduct as Christmas parties, which remains relevant as ever!See also our related blog looking at other festive workplace issues.MISCONDUCT AT CHRIS
In an important decision for employers to be aware of, the Supreme Court has decided that a dismissal was unfair where the employee’s line manager constructed a performance management case against her because she was a whistleblower (having made a pr
Employers will likely be aware of TUPE  (the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006), which operates to transfer the employment contracts of employees on the sale or transfer of a business or on a change of service
View our November newsletter here. 
When a couple divorces, decisions must be made about how they will share out their joint assets.
Amid reports that 2019 may be the coldest winter in the UK for decades, and the mercury already falling, we look at potential employment issues arising from the cold.As with hot weather in the summer, rumours often abound regarding a minimum workplac
In October, our Chairman and Head of Employment Marie Macdonald delivered a seminar to members of the Scottish Discrimination Law Association regarding sexual harassment, particularly in the legal profession. We have provided a summary of her talk fo
Reaching the difficult decision to separate or divorce whilst living abroad will undoubtedly result in many uncertainties about how best to part ways.  There could be issues surrounding division of matrimonial property or arrangements for childr