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Employment tribunal fee regime unlawful - what happens now?

Posted, 27 July 2017 by Veli-Matti Raikkonen in Views
Categories: Employment

Aberdeen-based senior associate Veli-Matti Raikkonen considers this week’s landmark Supreme Court ruling on employment tribunal fees.

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From Match of the Day to mind the gap — a different kind of reporting for the BBC

Posted, 20 July 2017 by Kirk Tudhope in Views
Categories: Employment

Is PopMaster undervalued? Kirk Tudhope explains why publishing data on employees’ pay is only the start of addressing the gender pay gap.

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Finding out if franchising’s the best option for you

Posted, 18 July 2017 in Views
Categories: Corporate | Intellectual property | Start ups

Franchising can be a great, relatively low risk way of starting a business, but make sure you consider the proposition carefully and even be prepared to walk away if it’s not right for you.

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Get off my land - rights of access in Scotland

Posted, 13 July 2017 in Views
Categories: Commercial property | Rural

Beware of the Wild Boar? Inverness associate Elisa Miller explains why landowners seeking to bar access to land could attract a judicial challenge.

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Buying a home together

Posted, 04 July 2017 by Marion McDonald in Views
Categories: Family law

Buying your first home together is an exciting time, but you need to know what you’re getting into. Here are our top tips to help make things easier.

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Keeping up your side of the bargain

Posted, 12 June 2017 by Karen Cameron in Views
Categories: Construction

There’s no doubt the right to retain is a powerful remedy, but exercised when it shouldn’t be, it might expose you to claims for substantial losses.

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Employment Team on the road - warnings ahead

Posted, 08 June 2017 by Kirk Tudhope in Views
Categories: Employment

Reflecting on recent employment law events we’ve hosted, Kirk Tudhope explains why it’s not enough to know the law if we can’t apply it to the real world.

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From Hollywood to Hazlehead

Posted, 07 June 2017 by Emma Somerville in Views
Categories: Family law | Rural

You wouldn’t get married with uncertainty about your future spouse, so why enter marriage with uncertainty about your pre-marital assets?

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