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Business booming for Thorntons as expansion boosts turnover and profits

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Thorntons announce an increase in both turnover and profits following another successful year.
The…


Posted on 15th January 2016

Thorntons strengthens its Edinburgh team with significant new senior appointment

Thorntons has bolstered its business law team with a new senior appointment.
Hugo Allan, a highly experienced property lawyer with…


Posted on 6th January 2016

Ten Resolutions to make 2016 a less stressful HR year

Ten actions employers and HR professionals should take now to for a less stressful 2016
Employment Law Solicitor, Amy Jones shares…


Posted on 5th January 2016

What's new for Employment Law in 2016?

As we all get used to dating documents 2016 and Festive excesses become a distant memory, it’s a good time to consider the last year and…


Posted on 5th January 2016

Growing demand for homes will drive house prices up further during 2016

House prices will continue to rise during 2016 due to an increase in buyer demand, a leading property expert has predicted.
George…


Posted on 22nd December 2015

Second home levy will give Dundee property market a New Year's boos

The new levy set to be imposed on the purchase of additional homes will spark a demand for properties across the Dundee area in the…


Posted on 18th December 2015

Should employers and/or employees record internal hearings?

Is it good practice to record internal disciplinary or grievance hearings and what happens if an employee covertly records a hearing.…


Posted on 18th December 2015

Forth Road Bridge Closure Top tips for staying safe this festive season

With the recent closure of the Forth Road Bridge, it is important to bear in mind the difficulties and dangers which can unfortunately…


Posted on 17th December 2015

Dundee solicitor gives local food bank a festive boost

Posted on Dec 16, 2015

Local solicitor Lisa Mannion has helped to give a food bank a much-needed boost over the festive period…


Posted on 16th December 2015

Second Conviction for Vicarious Liability for Wildlife Crime

Following a recent court case, landowners and shooting tenants should ensure employees are provided with training in order to comply…


Posted on 2nd December 2015

Employees face different outcomes for the same disciplinary incident.

Is it fair for employees involved in the same disciplinary incident to be issued with different sanctions?

In the case of 


Posted on 26th November 2015

Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year Winner Announced at AgriScot

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has been named as one of the country’s top performing legal companies by a respected industry…


Posted on 18th November 2015

Rare chance to buy a stunning new home in an award-winning development

House hunters are being offered a unique chance to snap up a new home within an award-winning development in St Andrews.
Leading…


Posted on 18th November 2015

Prestigious directory ranks Thorntons as elite law firm

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has been named as one of the country’s top performing legal companies by a respected industry…


Posted on 12th November 2015

Name-blind Recruitment: An end to Racial Discrimination?

Organisations from across the public and private sectors have agreed to use name-blind recruitment in an effort to combat discrimination…


Posted on 30th October 2015

Does whistleblowing legislation apply to internal disputes about terms of employment?

The EAT held that a dispute between an employer and a group of employees relating to their terms and conditions of employment was…


Posted on 30th October 2015

Thorntons sponsors top business event in Dundee

More than 100 of Scotland's top business, charity and political leaders were brought together this week for the first CBI Scotland…


Posted on 22nd October 2015

Thorntons welcome Chinese Tourist Changes

Posted on Oct 22, 2015

Those following the news this week will be aware that the President of China, Xi Jingping, is in the UK…


Posted on 22nd October 2015

HR involvement in disciplinary investigation rendered dismissal unfair a warning to HR advisors

Employment Appeal Tribunal uphold decision where a disciplinary investigation that had been heavily influenced by HR resulted in unfair…


Posted on 19th October 2015

Changes to Scotland's civil court landscape

Lord Gill's review of the Scottish civil court system in 2009 and the subsequent implementation of the Courts Reform (Scotland) 2014 Act…


Posted on 16th October 2015

Charities receive 20,000 boost from Sports Challenge Dinner

Two charities have been handed an equal share of almost £20,000 raised during a sold-out charity dinner organised by leading Tayside…


Posted on 22nd September 2015

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