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30 Aug, 2016

Corbyn on CCTV: when and how can CCTV be used?

The Information Commissioners Office announced last week they would be making enquiries into an incident involving Virgin Trains and the release of footage picturing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn travelling on one of their services.

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26 Aug, 2016

New Action Plan to be added to Energy performance regulations in Scotland.

The Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016 comes in to force on 1 September 2016.

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25 Aug, 2016

A Sellers Market Home Reports and EPCs for Rural Property Sales

When a rural property is being brought to the market, it is worth considering whether or not Home Reports and Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are required.

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25 Aug, 2016

Principal Private Residence: When is my house My Home?

Within the last year, many people have focused on Land and Buildings Transaction Tax queries but in relation to rural properties, owners should also consider what to ask their accountants in respect of principal private residence relief at the point of sale.

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04 Aug, 2016

Farm Safety Foundation steps up its brand protection

NFU Mutual files trade mark applications for the Yellow Wellies brand.

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02 Aug, 2016

The End of Short Assured Tenancies

The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 was passed in April and is expected to come into force in late 2017.

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17 Jun, 2016

Drones to drop a loveliness of ladybirds

Drones are being used and developed for a multitude of things, from military investigation to aerial photography and perhaps delivering Amazon parcels.

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01 Jun, 2016

Will Justin Bieber be ‘Sorry’?

Nowadays, it seems a rarity that a day is allowed to pass without Justin Bieber or the Kardashians hitting the tabloids.

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13 Apr, 2016

Tesco’s Fake Farms

Supermarket giant Tesco has recently come under intense scrutiny for its use of fictional farm names.

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05 Jan, 2016

Big Changes for Big Data

Data protection in the UK is currently regulated by the Data Protection Act 1998 which pre-dates the advent of Facebook, Twitter, and the smart phone. In December 2015, in the new digital world where Big Data is the latest must have commodity by big businesses, the EU finally agreed the text of the new…

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