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Archives: Dec 30, 2015

The Forth Road Bridge closure offered us a chance to re-think how we approach work

Ben Thornber, of Thornber Employment Law, based in Dunfermline, is a member of the United Employment Lawyers’ network and offers us his thoughts on how we should be rethinking working practices following the closure of the Forth Road Bridge.  As a resident of the Wee County, working at Pitreavie in

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Why all employers should have an adverse weather policy

Adelle Morris of Moray Employment Law, a UEL member firm considers issues for employers during the current spell of bad weather. Adverse weather in the form of gale force winds, heavy rain and icy conditions continue to cause disruption to employees, with a resultant headache for employers. What is the legal position

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Law firms merit a place on the high streets

Posted on Dec 05, 2015 By In The Expert View, Firms

On Small Business Saturday Malcolm Mackay considers that local lawyers are small businesses that are part of our towns. High street law firms are small businesses that appear to be caught in a perfect storm involving fundamental reform in the legal profession, the advance of technology, changing client expectations and

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