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The government has introduced a job retention scheme to avoid redundancies and protect jobs

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Financial crime continues to provide challenges for organisations and rapid increases in the use of and reliance on technology has only increased the

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On 1 April 2020, the UK Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated judgment in the case of WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v. Various Claimants

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Our previous blog covered the need for reform to avoid S106 agreements being held up by lockdown given the need to execute them as deeds. In the

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A nuisance overlooked or simply an unwelcome development? The latter, says the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal (COA) has handed down judgment in the widely publicised case of Fearn and others v. The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery

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Implications of proposed moratorium and exclusion of directors' liability in the UK

On 28 March 2020 the UK government announced that emergency measures will be implemented to provide protection to directors of companies which

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Planning Agreements: Executing Deeds - Reforms, for the New Normal

Our previous blog covered getting Committee resolutions in place. Delivering on them will require a range of agreements to be completed. Although

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Planning Authority Fixes, for Now Reforms, for the New Normal: Meetings

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Reservists' employment rights in the UK

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Good Work Plan changes come into force today

The Good Work Plan changes to section one statements come into force today (6 April). This means that: entitlement to a statement of particulars of

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COVID-19: Loan agreement considerations in the Scottish market

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to unprecedented business interruption and an urgent need for many Scottish businesses to review the

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Planning for the New Normal - Scottish Chief Planner update

Further to our blog, the Chief Planner issued a further letter setting out the Scottish Government’s current thinking and options for temporary fixes

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UK Job Retention Scheme: updated guidance

HMRC updated the guidance for the Job Retention Scheme over the weekend, bringing helpful clarification on a number of points

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Protection from eviction for Scottish commercial tenants for 14 weeks

Tenants of Scottish commercial premises are to benefit from an extended eviction notice period

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Guide to Signing Scots Law Documents in a Remote Working Environment

Many businesses are now working remotely as a result of COVID-19. The usual processes for signing contracts and other documents have become

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COVID-19: Managing the fraud risk in the current crisis

In times of crisis, incidences of fraud and dishonest behaviour invariably increase. The crisis caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 will be no

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Planning for the New Normal - COVID-19 provisions in Scotland

The urgently drafted, and shortly to be passed, Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill covers a vast range of devolved functions of

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Supreme Court: no vicarious liability where employee pursuing his own vendetta

The Supreme Court has ruled that Morrisons is not vicariously liable for an unlawful data breach committed by an ex-employee. The employee was acting

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