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Livestock attacks - new penalties for dog owners in Scotland

United Kingdom - November 22 2021 Since the beginning of November, dog owners face far higher penalties if their dog attacks or worries livestock. The new rules come from the Dogs…

Your land, your business: managing guests, visitors and events

United Kingdom - July 14 2021 A statutory right, from the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, for the public to be on, and to cross, land and inland waters in Scotland, for…

Alex Buchan, Kate Donachie, Alison Polson

Livestock worrying - the new Bill and what's next...

United Kingdom - May 5 2021 Dog attacks on livestock cause suffering, distress and financial cost. It is a perennial problem for farmers, and with increased numbers of people…

Kate Donachie

The worry of sheep worrying

United Kingdom - April 6 2021 In this discussion with Gill Carnegie of NFU Mutual on this current topic, we focus on: The newly passed Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment)…

Gill Carnegie, Kate Donachie

Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land

United Kingdom - March 15 2021 The Scottish Parliament has approved an important element of the Scottish Government's land reform framework, seeking to improve transparency of…

Eilidh Paterson