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Podcasts | Corporate Law

Business recovery and the circular economy

Scotland’s recovery and how we re-open the economy with a fairer, more sustainable, focus is high on the agenda for many business leaders.

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Events | Employment

Scotland’s 2030 ambitions for clean hydrogen

Our recent webinar, in conjunction with the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA), explored the important role of hydrogen in delivering Scotland's ambitious net zero targets.

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Events | Corporate Law

Towards a Robust, Resilient, Wellbeing Economy with Benny Higgins

This webinar focuses on Scotland's economic recovery with Keynote speaker Benny Higgins, leader of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery which launched the report Working Towards Economic Recovery.

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Podcasts | Charities & Third Sector

The show must go on! In conversation with the Federation of Scottish Theatre

In episode 5 - The show must go on, Scotland’s dance, opera and theatre sector has been described as the ‘heart and soul of the nation’. Barry Nichol talks to Jude Henderson, Director of the Federation of Scottish Theatre, about how essential the sector is to Scotland’s economy, how its members have been adapting through lockdown and what the future may look like for theatre, dance and the arts.

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Podcasts | Corporate Law

With big data comes big opportunities

In episode 4 - With big data comes big opportunities, Sara Dodd and Stephanie Boyle of CodeClan talk to Douglas McLachlan about how data skills are becoming increasingly important across all industries in Scotland, as we adapt through our new normal and beyond.

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Podcasts | Corporate Law

Sustainability, fair work and innovation

In episode 3 – Sustainability, fair work and innovation, Liz McAreavey, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, talks to our Chair, Bruce Farquhar, about business resilience in the current crisis and whether there is a need to re-think how we do business post lockdown.

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Insights | Employment

When is your self-employed consultant actually an employee?

Even before Covid-19, the nature of work had for some time been changing. Gone were the days when having a job necessarily meant working for a company on a long-term basis, on a fixed schedule and under a contract of employment. It is now quite the opposite.

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Podcasts | Residential Property

Finding a new home in the new normal

In episode 2 - Finding a new home in the new normal Edwina de Klee of Garrington Property Finders talks to Sara Jalicy and Jemma Richardson about the importance of her business relationships when advising property buyers, the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the property market and the purchase process.

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Podcasts | Corporate Law

Health, energy and enterprise in conversation with Dr Marie Macklin CBE

Anderson Strathern has launched its Clear Talking podcast series aimed at helping businesses, individuals and their families navigate the ‘new normal’ during the current difficult times.

The first guest is the inspiring and enterprising Scottish businesswoman Dr Marie Macklin CBE who is in conversation with the firm’s Managing Partner Murray McCall.

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Insights | Employment

Coronavirus insight for employers

This insight explores some of the key issues employers may ask in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. It discusses in general terms what employers are required to do by law, and sets out a number of further steps which businesses and employers may wish to consider as a matter of good practice.

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Insights | Family Law

Self isolation, separation and school closures

We’ve produced a guide to help you if you’re having to self-isolate with a partner you are perhaps in the process of separating from, an ex-partner and/or children.

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Insights | Employment

What happens when employees can’t get to work

When Scotland and other parts of the UK are affected by severe weather, people often ask where employers and employees stand if people can't get to work or the workplace is closed.

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