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22 Dec 2016

The not so jolly side of Christmas Jumpers

Recently we saw the novelty chunky knit celebrated on the aptly named ‘Christmas Jumper Day’. Unfortunately the festive spirit was mired by claims that certain jumpers were copycat designs of those created by third parties and as such infringed the third parties’ copyright.

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20 Dec 2016

Divorce figures at 40 year low as more couple choose to Cohabit

Recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics reveal that divorce rates have plunged to their lowest level in 40 years.

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19 Dec 2016

Tenant Amnesty or Confusion?

What is known as the Amnesty for Tenant’s improvements set out on sections 112 to 118 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 will shortly come into force.

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16 Dec 2016

Modern cars too big for UK car parks

The rising number of larger cars on British streets may be causing more car-parking accidents, amid calls for larger parking bays.

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16 Dec 2016

Personal Insolvency – a new era?

From 30 November 2016, the law governing personal insolvency has been consolidated into a new piece of legislation, the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the 2016 Act”).

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