Scottish Succession Law - Part 3

Consultation on the Law of Succession On 29th June 2015 the Scottish government issued a consultation paper on some fundamental reforms of Succession Law in Scotland. The proposals are of...

Scottish Succession Law - Part 2

Succession (Scotland) Bill The Scottish Law Commission has reviewed succession law from time to time (reports in 1990 and 2009) but this area of law has remained largely unchanged since...

Salmon Kill Licence

Recently, environmental experts have warned of the rapidly depleting number of wild Scottish salmon, and have suggested that restrictions on the killing of salmon should be introduced by a targeting...

Supreme Court divorce ruling

On Wednesday 14th October, the Supreme Court issued a clear message that dishonesty between parties and the court when negotiating and agreeing the terms of a divorce settlement will not...

Scottish Succession Law - Part 1

Where are we now and where are we going? The Law of Succession is one of the areas where there are key differences between Scots law and the law of...

Increase to Wages in Scotland

In Scotland the Scottish Government provides funding to the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation Initiative which encourages employers to offer their employees more than the National Minimum Wage. The level of...

Modern Slavery Case Comment

A recent case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), Chandhok and Anor v Tirkey UKEAT/0190/14/KN, has highlighted the issues of modern slavery and caste discrimination in the employment law arena....

Travel Time = Paid Work?

Reading the European business news we might get the impression that inflation is a thing of the past as deflationary concerns dominate the headlines. In this article we explore the...

Employees Online

The recent media coverage of the alleged sexism of a partner in London law firm Brown Rudnick towards a barrister at Mansfield Chambers has highlighted the risks to employers of...