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Addison Lee loses legal appeal over courier worker status

On Friday, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) rejected an appeal by car and courier service Addison Lee, in their…

Posted on 18th May 2018

Thorntons Personal Injury team support Hats for Headway

This week has been Action for Brain Injury Week and today specifically marks for Hats for Headway, which is a fun and easy…

Posted on 18th May 2018

Til death do us part

This month will host one of the most anticipated weddings this year, the wedding of HRH Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.…

Posted on 17th May 2018

Johnny Hallyday – A Family at War - Who’s right is it anyway?

The eldest children of French rocker Johnny Hallyday, who died in December last year, have sought a court order in France…

Posted on 15th May 2018

Civil Litigation Bill – Better Access to Justice?

Yesterday, 1 May 2018, the Scottish Parliament passed the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill…

Posted on 2nd May 2018

Six figure sum raised for Cash for Kids

In 21 years of running a Charity Wills Campaign, leading law firm Thorntons has raised £320,000 for Cash for Kids and…

Posted on 23rd April 2018

Stress at Work

According to the Office for National Statistics which carries out a labour force survey on stress in the workplace each year…

Posted on 20th April 2018

Posted on 17th April 2018

LBTT 3 Yearly Lease Returns

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) was introduced in Scotland on 1 April 2015 for transactions involving residential and…

Posted on 10th April 2018

Is It Really Just What The Doctor Ordered?

In the UK, there are an astonishing 237 million drug errors a year, and in England alone 700 deaths a year are caused by drug errors.…

Posted on 9th April 2018

Please don’t stop the music

A professional viola player, employed by the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London raised an action for damages after…

Posted on 6th April 2018

Inheritance Tax and The Increased Residence Nil Rate Band

The beginning of the new tax year on 6th April 2018 also marks an increase in the Residence…

Posted on 6th April 2018

The Yard Dundee to benefit from Sports Challenge Dinner

An annual Question of Sport style event in Dundee is set to raise thousands for…

Posted on 3rd April 2018

Restrictions on Croatian nationals lifted

The UK Government has announced that they are to formally lift restrictions on Croatian nationals working in the UK.…

Posted on 26th March 2018

Can Self-Driving Cars be Trusted?

Self driving cars have been a hot topic over the last few years.  My colleagues

Posted on 23rd March 2018

Licence to Claim

A highly-regarded director is suing the makers of James Bond for £2.5million after he suffered “career-ending injuries…

Posted on 16th March 2018

Harper Lee – A Lack of Trust?

It was reported recently that the Will of the late author Harper Lee had been unsealed after a Court in the state of Alabama ruled that…

Posted on 9th March 2018

New Code of Practice for Tenanted Agricultural Holdings

The Scottish Land Commission, through the Tenant Farming Commissioner (TFC), Bob McIntosh, has continued its programme of providing…

Posted on 9th March 2018