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Insights | Employment

When it comes to baby loss, don’t forget about Dad

It’s estimated that 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss, either during pregnancy or birth. As progressive workplaces move towards a more open and supportive culture, the impact of baby loss – whether that’s through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death – is more widely talked about than it used to be.

However, the support on offer from employers is often focused on mothers, with less consideration given to the fact that fathers are suffering too.

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Insights | Employment

Are workplaces ready to support neurodivergent employees?

A neurodivergent condition may be considered a disability under the Equality Act 2010, depending on the impact the condition has on day-to-day activities. This means many neurodivergent employees are protected in law against discrimination, and employers are obliged to make reasonable adjustments to support them at work.

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Events | Corporate Law, Rural
  • Date: 21 February 2024

From farm to fork: product innovation, patents and R&D tax credits in the food production and service sector

We teamed up with Lawrie IP and Minerva Innovation Group to give you insights into intellectual property, patents and R&D tax credits.

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Sexual misconduct – justice hanging in the balance?

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Anderson Strathern celebrates record-breaking year with over £46m in investment deals

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Events | Power of Attorney, Tax
  • Date: 30 January 2024

Scottish Referrals Network CPD: Essential private client tips for 2024

Tax planning expert Alasdair Johnstone and Caroline Pringle, specialist in estate planning, covered essential tips for private client practitioners. They discussed upcoming deadlines, planning for the year ahead and what you should be raising with their clients.

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Events | Employment, Uncategorised
  • Date: 16 January 2024

Club HR: Employment law update – what’s on the horizon for 2024?

Our experts, Dawn Dickson and Clare McDairmant, discussed the prospective changes to employment law in 2024.

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Insights | Rural

A Guide to the Community Right to Buy in Scotland

If you hadn’t previously heard of the Community Right to Buy, after STV’s recent series, Payback, it may well be on your radar. It’s a complex topic, so we’ve provided an overview of this right, its evolution, and the steps involved in exercising it.

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Events | Corporate Law
  • Date: 7 December 2023

Building your cyber-security toolkit: trends, threats and response strategy

Anderson Strathern’s Douglas McLachlan and Silver Cloud’s Kevin Robertson explored the steps to prevent and prepare for a cyber attack.

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Insights | Tax

Holiday lets can still bring tax advantage

Furnished holiday lets – short-term lets - are hitting the headlines right now due to the Scottish Government’s new, tougher licensing scheme which has just come into being. Ministers insist the new regulations are designed to combat unscrupulous owners, while owners say they are being forced out of business.

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Insights | Tax

Is the current approach to inheritance tax fair?

It has always been the role of the law to define what is meant by ’fair.’ However, anyone scanning the news or social commentary will be unsurprised to hear that this topic is not without controversy.

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Insights | Family Law

Don’t be fooled by common myths around separation and divorce

Family dramas, weddings, divorces and separations are the foundation of countless box-sets, books and films.

Considering most of us know someone who has been through a domestic upheaval, it’s little wonder so much of family law is misunderstood.

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