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Insights | Rural

Operators 1 – Landowners 0

Although the updated Electronic Communications Code (‘the Code’) was only enacted in 2018, it has generated a huge amount of case law in a short space of time. In essence, it’s provided private telecoms companies with much greater access to land and enabled them to continue to expand mobile networks.

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Insights | Employment

Will Brexit change employment law?

The UK’s transition period out of the EU ended on 31 December 2020 and existing EU law was converted into domestic UK law. There’s often a perception that the protections to which UK employees are entitled all flow from Europe. So what are the potential implications on employment law of a post Brexit UK?

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Podcasts | Corporate Law

The benefits of a well thought out Environmental, Social and Governance strategy

An environmental, social and governance – or ESG – strategy aims to measure the sustainability of our businesses and of our investment choices. If organisations don’t address ESG issues, their long-term viability may be adversely affected, and if they do, there are various commercial advantages to be gained.

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Insights | Employment

Why it’s smart to know about mediation

A person might have a family or relationship issue, or worries at work or perhaps they are a landlord having problems with their tenant. For businesses, the problem could be to do with a faulty product, a dissatisfied customer who is threatening not to pay or a contract that isn’t working. Whatever the issue, when things get difficult, people turn to their lawyer.

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Insights | Employment

How much can self-employed people claim in holiday pay?

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a landmark decision in C King v The Sash Window Company Ltd in relation to holiday pay.

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Insights | Charities & Third Sector

Trading Companies and Charitable Status – The New Lanark Trust

Most charities are familiar with the non-charitable trading subsidiary model. A charity sets up a wholly owned company limited by shares to generate income donated to the charity under gift aid.

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Insights | Residential Property

A Guide to Buying Property in Scotland

The Scottish system for buying property differs from elsewhere in the UK. This brief guide doesn’t cover every possible aspect or scenario but offers a general overview of the process when purchasing a residential property in Scotland.

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Events | Energy

Helping you decarbonise your organisation

For our webinar on 'Helping you decarbonise your organisation', we partnered with Locogen, a leading consultancy advising on renewable energy and low carbon technologies, and EWT, Europe’s leading wind turbine supplier for on-site power generation. 

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