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Technology does matter, but having an understanding relationship with clients matters more

The following article by Malcolm Mackay appeared in today's edition of The Scotsman newspaper: Beyond reasonable doubt, the highest profile legal figure in the news is the fictitious Rachel Zane, of Suits, the massively popular American television series about vertiginous corporate lawyers. Of course, its star, Meghan Markle, is preparing

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Negotiating around pay inequality

When Glasgow City Council, one of Scotland’s largest employers, voted to end more than a decade of argument over equal pay for low-paid, mainly female staff, it was bound to be controversial. In many ways, the council should be applauded for finally trying to resolve this matter. It was clearly

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Love and protect your business

Keeping a business safe and secure from the consequences of employment claims is a constant challenge, particularly for small employers for whom a successful claim can have major consequences. Employment tribunal claims have increased by up to 100% in some parts of the country over a comparative period before and

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