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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…

Posted on 19th December 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 (…

Posted on 16th December 2016

The Benefits of Gifting

At this time of year, gifting for Christmas is a priority but gifting throughout the tax year could mean significant Inheritance Tax…

Posted on 16th December 2016

Law Firm Hands our Panto Tickets to Children's Charities

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has provided festive cheer for two Perthshire kids’ charities by handing out free pantomime tickets…

Posted on 16th December 2016

Law Firm Backs Christmas Charity Appeal

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons provided collection points throughout November and December for Cash for Kids’ Mission Christmas…

Posted on 16th December 2016

The Budget and Beyond...

Last week Philip Hammond presented his first Autumn Statement to the House of Commons since he replaced George Osborne as Chancellor of…

Posted on 2nd December 2016

Trade Mark Attorneys Receive Chartered Status Today

Today sees the transformation of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) into the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (…

Posted on 24th November 2016

Thorntons makes sense of the latest developments in family friendly employee rights

Employment law experts host free seminars in Tayside
Over the last 20 years the number of family friendly rights employees are…

Posted on 22nd November 2016

Rural Renewables: Making your project a success.

The key to a successful renewables project is proper groundwork from the outset.
Despite the Scottish Government’s lack of…

Posted on 17th November 2016

Perth curling competition organisers on the lookout for cool customers to sweep up top prizes

Cool customers are being invited to hit the ice for the annual Farmers’ Trophy curling competition, sponsored by Thorntons.

Posted on 7th November 2016

Uber good news? Employment tribunals finds Uber drivers are 'workers'

On 28 October, the London Central Employment Tribunal ruled that Uber drivers are…

Posted on 4th November 2016

Why Admiral wants to have a 'poke about' your social life

Personal Injury Associate Richard Poole considers the latest attempt by the insurance industry to cut costs – but at what price?

Posted on 4th November 2016

Brexit: Court rules Parliamentary approval is required to serve Article 50

Liam McMonagle, a partner at Thorntons, commented on the judgement around the serving of the Article 50 notice by the UK Government:…

Posted on 3rd November 2016

New mothers to get free advice on employment rights

Thorntons supports the National Childbirth Trust by hosting a seminar to ensure new and expectant mothers are aware of their employment…

Posted on 28th October 2016

Seminars to keep private landlords in the loop with new legislation

Thorntons is updating local business people at its latest seminar following the advent of new legislation and increasing demands on both…

Posted on 24th October 2016

Transparency and Land Ownership Consultation

Thorntons is encouraging those involved in the rural sector to respond to the Transparency in land ownership in Scotland consultation…

Posted on 24th October 2016

The Price of Rural Connectivity

Digital Economy Bill sheds some light on how the new Electronic Communications Code will regulate agreements between landowners and…

Posted on 24th October 2016

Where We're Going We Don't Need Roads

Driverless cars pose interesting liability issues for Personal Injury Solicitor. As any 80’s film fan knows that’s the quote from the…

Posted on 17th October 2016

The Importance of a Power of Attorney

The Paralympics last month not only highlighted superhuman efforts by a huge number of people living with a wide range of disabilities,…

Posted on 14th October 2016

Sports Challenge Dinner Raises Thousands for Local Charities

Two charities have been handed a share of almost £30,000 raised during a sold-out charity dinner organised by Thorntons Investment…

Posted on 10th October 2016

Thorntons is Crowned Scotland's Best Employer

Thorntons was awarded the titles of Large Scottish Employer of the Year and Best Scottish Employer of the Year at Scotland's Best…

Posted on 6th October 2016