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28 Jul, 2017

The End of the Line for Payment Surcharges

To the surprise of many, the Government announced last week that, from 13 January 2018, charging add-on or ‘surcharge’ amounts to customers who wish to pay by credit card, debit card or other payment methods such as PayPal, will become unlawful. This change will be important to many businesses.

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28 Jul, 2017

The end of Tribunal Fees?

In a significant ruling on 26 July 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that the issue and hearing fees, which were introduced to the Employment Tribunal in 2013, were in fact unlawful and the legislation that introduced them should subsequently be quashed.

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28 Jul, 2017

When a Waiver isn’t a Waiver

Waivers are common for participants of extreme sport activities, such as Obstacle Course Racing, but could you still have a claim if you suffer an injury?

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19 Jul, 2017

Landmark Fox Hunting Conviction Under Scottish Wild Mammal Protection Laws

The first successful prosecution under the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002 took place on 29 June 2017, almost 15 years after the offence was first created.

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19 Jul, 2017

Royal Highland Show Completes Voluntary Registration

From 2024, all privately owned land in Scotland should be moved onto the Land Register. Solicitor Anneli Spence explains the process.

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