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Is the tide turning? Sanction for counsel refused again
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2017

The Sheriff Personal Injury Court has recently issued two decisions refusing sanction; Sheriff Mackie’s in McKenzie v McCormack and now an unpublished


Redundancies - do employees need more protection during pregnancy and maternity leave?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 20 2017

Last week Maternity Action published a report on the impact of unfair redundancies on pregnant women and new mothers. Their research indicates that


Get your Pay Less Notice right or run the risk of having to pay more
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2017

Those familiar with the payment notice regime under the Construction Act will know that the Act requires a Payless Notice to state "the basis upon


Pensioners or Paupers? The pitfalls of ignoring assets on divorce
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2017

Separating couples have much to contend with: the grief of a failed relationship, financial uncertainty, the future care of children, and even the


Tribunal fees: refund scheme open for claimants and respondents
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2017

Following the Supreme Court's decision that tribunal fees were unlawful, the government refund scheme for tribunal fees is now open for both


Will Brexit impact on private placements by Registered Social Landlords?
  • Brodies LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 15 2017

It has been great to attend the SFHA Finance Conference this week. A constant theme was market appetite to match short ended RCF type facilities from


From the “the engaged, entrepreneurial philanthropist” via “mission-focused” to “the Informed Trustee”
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2017

Actions not words, of course. But there are some words and phrases we have mentioned or encountered recently that we think are worth consideration by


Five things you need to know about guardianships
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2017

For many people, making an application for a guardian to be appointed on behalf of a loved one can be a difficult time. With so much to think about


Entrepreneurs’ Relief - do your share rights restrict the relief?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2017

In a recent decision (HMRC v McQuillan), the Upper Tribunal (UT) held that Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) was unavailable on a company sale due to a class


Scottish Government responses to the Lead Committee’s report on the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2017

MSPs unanimously agreed the general principles of the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill at a Stage 1 debate at the Scottish Parliament on 7