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Prevention better than cure

Spare a thought for safety this Injury Prevention Day as our children return to school and nursery.

Posted on 15th August 2018

What's your surname please?

Issued by Border Force, part of The Home Office, the promotional material, “Guide to faster travel through the UK…

Posted on 8th August 2018

Dennis the Menace & Gnasher – A personal injury claim waiting to happen?

The Beano is 80 years old and celebrations are in full swing.  Being based in the Beano’s…

Posted on 3rd August 2018

Valuing Goods and Chattels

How many of us know the value of our household goods and personal effects?  How many of us simply estimate the contents…

Posted on 3rd August 2018

The Right to Privacy Advanced or Diminution of Freedom of the Press?

The recent case of Sir Cliff Richard v BBC has sent a clear message that individuals have a right to privacy at the…

Posted on 2nd August 2018

Can I have a G, please?

Having sat open-mouthed watching some of his crashes in previous years, it was marvellous to see Geraint Thomas win the 2018…

Posted on 1st August 2018

Blown out of proportion?

There have been calls from some MPs to have a temporary ban on the use of inflatables in public areas following the recent…

Posted on 27th July 2018

Unhappy marriage is no grounds for Divorce

This week, the Supreme Court has refused to allow Mrs Owens to divorce her husband on the basis that she was unhappy…

Posted on 27th July 2018

Eleven solicitors progress their careers with top Scottish employer

Supporting employee development remains a priority for leading Scottish law firm Thorntons, with eleven…

Posted on 24th July 2018

What we will see in the 2018 Budget… Maybe!

Earlier this month, the Treasury published draft…

Posted on 18th 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

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

Posted on 12th 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