Anderson Strathern Legal Updates
Following the new rules allowing members greater flexibility in drawing funds from money purchase schemes, the government has set up an independent guidance service known as Pension Wise to help individuals make informed choices.
The extent to which pension funds may be available on bankruptcy for the benefit of an individuals’ creditors has long been the subject of dispute.
With upcoming pension changes approaching, It is increasingly important for trustees and employers to have access to expert advice to assist them in meeting their obligations under pensions law.
The Scottish Government have published the second consultation paper, building on proposals outlined in the first consultation paper in late 2014.
Under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 private landlords in Scotland are required to meet the statutory “Repairing Standard”.
Possible changes in the grading of Energy Performance of Rented Houses
Another triumph for tenants is the latest in a line of recent decisions involving construction of repairing obligations in commercial leases.
In the first employment tribunal ruling, a school catering assistant has been suspended after 'vaping' in front of pupils.
Employers should ensure that variation clauses within employment contracts are carefully constructed or they may be held unenforceable.