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Cheers to financial support | Thorntons and EQ Sponsor Angus Brewfest

Forfar’s answer to Oktoberfest has secured sponsorship from two local firms for this year’s festival,…


Posted on 17th July 2018

Accredited specialisms enhanced at Thorntons

Two lawyers from Edinburgh and…


Posted on 12th July 2018

Civil Partnerships – The Beginning of the End…….?

Civil partnerships were introduced in Scotland in 2004 at a time where same sex marriage was prohibited.  It…


Posted on 18th July 2018

New Law for Taxation of Termination Payments

New tax rules that came into effect on 6 April 2018 mean employers are now required to pay income tax and national insurance…


Posted on 10th July 2018

Funeral Instructions; let your wishes be known

Prepaid funeral plans have featured heavily in the Press in recent weeks, prompting many individuals to consider…


Posted on 6th July 2018

‘Transparent’ Land Ownership in Scotland Moves One Step Closer

The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 made a number of changes to the way land ownership is, and will be, regulated. One of…


Posted on 3rd July 2018

Welcome News for First Time Buyers

It is safe to say that the property ladder in Scotland is becoming ever more difficult to join for first-time buyers…


Posted on 3rd July 2018

Skills: Sow now and reap later

If we continue on the road we are on, the UK will leave the European Union in less than 8 months time. What that…


Posted on 27th June 2018

Love Island: Cohabiting in The Villa.

Every night, millions of viewers tune in to Love Island to catch up on the drama that has unfolded in The Villa over the…


Posted on 27th June 2018

Royal Mail Encourages Owners To Teach Old Dogs New Tricks

A dog can be your best friend apparently but according to figures released by Royal Mail recently, there have been more than…


Posted on 27th June 2018

No cap on fundraising for Action for Brain Injury

A Dundee law firm recently took part in Hats for Headway, a fancy dress fundraiser in aid of Action for Brain Injury – and…


Posted on 19th June 2018

Father’s Day - What are your Rights?

This weekend, lots of people will be celebrating Father’s Day.  Fathers will be relaxing, spending time with their children and…


Posted on 15th June 2018

Dress codes and Sex Discrimination – Do’s and Don’ts as an employer

The Government has recently issued guidance for employers, to help them ensure that they are implementing dress codes which…


Posted on 14th June 2018

Thorntons signs up seven new stars of the future

A leading Scottish law firm has continued its investment in future legal talent with the appointment of seven newly-…


Posted on 11th June 2018

Prevention Is Definitely Better Than Cure

An accident to their child is every parent's worst nightmare.  I have two young children and whilst I do not want to be overprotective,…


Posted on 8th June 2018

Natural dangers and a duty of care

The tragic death of a young man earlier this week at Craigie Hill Quarry, Kilmarnock has left people asking questions about the duty of…


Posted on 30th May 2018

Let’s Make Workplaces Safer

How To Prevent Accidents At Work

Workplaces are safer now than they were 15 to 20 years ago but there are…


Posted on 29th May 2018

Children’s charities score with funding boost

The annual Sports Challenge Dinner which took place this month in Dundee has raised almost £37,000 for The…


Posted on 25th May 2018

GDPR is here.

After a great deal of preparation, today on 25 May 2018, the new EU General Data Protection…


Posted on 25th May 2018

Proposed legislation changes to private rented homes in Scotland.

These are challenging times for private landlords who find themselves dealing with an ever-increasing raft of new regulation…


Posted on 25th May 2018

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