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Scotland’s small law firms

Posted on May 06, 2019 By In Firms, Events and seminars

Scotland’s small towns and communities have been greatly diminished in the past 25 years. Our distinctive High Streets have been decimated as local retailers, banks and post offices have disappeared. Yet amid this transformational change, the local law firm has managed to stand firm.  A proud presence in hundreds of

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Doing the honorable thing is no defence under new EU cyber-security rules

The cyber-attacks on the NHS are a shuddering wake-up call for all of us – yet it is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to threats to business. Here’s a terrifying case where the managing director of a prominent Scottish company (we'll call him "the boss") has

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Rocky road ahead for ACAS early bird intervention

Posted on May 05, 2014 By In Events and seminars

One of the founding fathers of ACAS predicts a rocky transition to the compulsory early-bird intervention required before parties can proceed to a full-blown employment tribunal. Colin McGrath, an employment tribunal member in Manchester for over 30 years, who lives in the Scottish Borders, says there are likely to be

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