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Data Breaches – Top Tips for Business

In the year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force, the number of breaches reported to the Information…


Posted on 25th June 2019

The upside of good mental health at work

We’ve had a fascinating few weeks preparing for and delivering our mental health in the workplace sessions for clients in Dundee and…


Posted on 19th June 2019

Know What You Are Paying For

Separation may not necessarily mean a complete financial break from your other half. There may be ongoing financial commitments such as,…


Posted on 17th June 2019

Whirlpool Product Recall

As a Government-ordered product recall of Whirlpool-made tumble dryers is being planned because of a heightened fire risk arising from…


Posted on 17th June 2019

Holiday Pocket Money and Gifting

As parents, children and teachers count down the days until the start of the summer holidays, those children who are lucky enough to be…


Posted on 13th June 2019

Non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases

Following the publication of the Women and Equalities Committee of the House of Commons’ report on the use of non-disclosure agreements (…


Posted on 13th June 2019

Views of the Child in the Scottish court process

Changes are imminent in Scotland for how children’s views are heard within court cases which affect them.  New rules and forms about how to…


Posted on 13th June 2019

Immigration lawyer joins Thorntons

Full service Scottish legal firm Thorntons has appointed Gurjit Pall as an Associate in the Immigration and Visas team at its Edinburgh and…


Posted on 13th June 2019

Share Life, Give Blood

Every year on 14 June we celebrate World Blood Donor Day. This is an event championed by the World Health Organisation and designed to…


Posted on 13th June 2019

Contracts in a Dental Practice

We have reason from time to time to ascertain what contracts our dental clients have with third parties. It may be in the context of a…


Posted on 12th June 2019

Planning for Retirement

As you approach your retirement, you may be thinking about spending quality time with family and friends, enjoying a few more hours on the…


Posted on 12th June 2019

GP Sustainability Loan Scheme - Potential Delays in Funding

Our previous blogs on the GP Sustainability Loan scheme have highlighted that there are potential cost implications for GP contractors. In…


Posted on 12th June 2019

Thorntons opens offices in Glasgow to meet growing client demand

One of Scotland’s largest full service law firms, Thorntons has opened a dedicated office in Glasgow to service growing demand. Thorntons…


Posted on 10th June 2019

Long service recognised at Arbroath law firm

Two cornerstones of the Land and Rural Business law team at an Arbroath law firm have retired following a combined 82 years’ service.…


Posted on 6th June 2019

Double appointment for Thorntons land and rural business team

Full service Scottish legal firm Thorntons has appointed Heather Auld as a Senior Solicitor and Rebecca Ellwood as Solicitor in its Land…


Posted on 30th May 2019

Are business owners neglecting their personal affairs?

When running a business on a day to day basis, the primary focus is working towards the goals set for the year. Whilst business owners…


Posted on 23rd May 2019

Guidance for Data Breach Victims

What should you do if your personal data is compromised? GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 impose rigorous data protection standards…


Posted on 23rd May 2019

The Growing Business of Franchising

Franchising is a common way of scaling a business quickly.  The world’s largest franchises are household names: McDonald’s, Subway,…


Posted on 23rd May 2019

Working hours: European Court decision means employers need to look again at the records they keep

The Working Time Regulations entitle workers to minimum paid leave, a maximum working week of 48 hours (subject to any opt out in place),…


Posted on 23rd May 2019

How to Avoid Potential Summer Employment Headaches

As summer approaches, employers must begin thinking about how to effectively deal with the management of holidays and what impact it will…


Posted on 22nd May 2019

Registering the standard security and demonstrating valid title.

In our previous blog on the GP Sustainability Fund, Michael Royden explained that in order for a GP contractor to receive a GP…


Posted on 16th May 2019

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