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Events | Corporate Law, Tax

Scottish Referrals CPD – Discover everything you need to know about share buybacks

Join to hear our tax specialist, Alison Pryde, and corporate law expert, Nick Howie, talk you through the main company law and tax issues to be aware of when you advise a company on a purchase of its own shares.

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Podcasts | Residential Property

Home is where the heart is – but it’s time to use your head

From having to close down overnight, to experiencing its biggest boom in recent times, the revolving door of change has certainly been in full swing for the residential property market over the past two years.

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Insights | Employment

Coronavirus – employee health and wellbeing concerns

Coronavirus has had a significant impact on everyone’s working and personal life since the World Health Organisation declared a pandemic in March 2020. Businesses have made rapid changes to how they operate, which has challenged the health and wellbeing of employees. Everyone in the workplace has been required to adapt to changes in workload and work design.

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Events | Employment

Club HR: Let’s not talk about Covid-19 – Employment law trends for 2022

Join our first 2022 Club HR webinar on 8 February looking at what's on the horizon in employment law for the New Year.

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Insights | Commercial Property

NoLo – the tee total trend

Over the festive period, those looking for a non-alcoholic drink in pubs and restaurants may have noticed an increase in their options. The low and non-alcoholic drinks market (‘NoLo’) is experiencing rapid growth, spurred on partly by a more health-conscious population emerging from months of lockdown and by those looking for new experiences.

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Insights | Wills

Hello you, 2022 – time to get your life admin in order

This has been a year like no other, with everyone still feeling the effects of the pandemic long after most expected. Many of us have been prompted to re-evaluate what matters to us, and being able to enjoy spending time with loved ones seems to be coming up top for most. It is anyone’s guess whether normal life will soon resume but with that in mind, it might be worthwhile considering your life admin.

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Insights | Employment

Are values driving policy change? – Your HR Strategy for 2022

The last two years have been a relentless barrage of changes at work but, outside of temporary Covid measures, only very minor permanent changes to employment law. The long-promised Employment Bill, Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting, changes to flexible working and other reforms still simmer on the back burner while the pandemic dominates HR news cycles.

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Insights | Corporate Law

Greenwashing – what does it mean and why does it matter?

Being environmentally friendly and sustainable has been a hot topic within businesses for some time now and with the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) recent introduction of its Green Claims Code it is more important than ever for businesses to understand the effects of “greenwashing”.

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Events | Tax, Trusts, Wills

Scottish Referrals CPD – 10 top tips for Private Client lawyers

In this informative session, our partner and private client expert, David Campbell, will be joined by chartered financial planner, Benjamin Mitchell.

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Insights | Tax

Scottish income tax – where are we now?

Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, presented the Scottish Government’s 2022-23 Scottish Budget on 9 December 2021. This was the Scottish Government’s first Budget of the current Parliament and follows the UK Government’s Budget on 27 October 2021.

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Insights | Corporate Law

Scotland has become a financial crime hotspot – James McMillan

In the UK context when you think about white-collar crime over the last couple of decades, names like Barings Bank, the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI), and Polly Peck come to mind. While we haven’t seen bumper cases like these in more recent times, white-collar crime continues to make the front pages and statistics have revealed that corporate fraud has increased during the pandemic.

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Insights | Rural

The importance of community – Scotland’s agricultural revolution

In our latest podcast, rural law specialist, Karen Craig, speaks to Alan Laidlaw, CEO of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS).

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