Drug company admits illegal role in agreement to hike price of life-saving drug

Drug company Tiofarma has admitted that it took part in an agreement that resulted in significant price hikes for a life-saving medicine.

Published 23 January 2020

Alastair McCoan: Don’t let dilapidations leave a business move in disrepair

A new year, a new office – it can be an exciting time for any business as it embarks on an expansion, with some stylish new space for its staff.

Published 23 January 2020

Andy Wightman launches tool for reporting short-term lets

Scottish Green MSP Andy Wightman has launched an online tool which allows people to report short-term let properties operating in their community.

Published 23 January 2020

Increase in stressed out lawyers calling helpline

The number of legal professionals in the UK and Ireland contacting the charity LawCare for emotional support continues to rise year on year, with 677 people seeking help in 2019.

Published 23 January 2020

England: NHS facing £4.3bn legal bill to settle medical negligence claims

NHS England is facing a legal bill of £4.3 billion to settle its outstanding medical negligence claims, according to new figures.

Published 23 January 2020

Champion for the homeless wins Burns Humanitarian Award

A young entrepreneur who is helping homeless people across the globe has won a top award in honour of Scotland’s most famous bard.

Published 23 January 2020

Legal Education meeting next month at Turcan Connell in Edinburgh

Legal Education and Development Scotland (LEADS) is hosting an event at Turcan Connell in Edinburgh next month.

Published 23 January 2020

And finally... no breeches

A police officer who lives directly above his police station and who would clock in for work in his pants before returning to his flat to get dressed did nothing wrong, a court has ruled.

Published 23 January 2020

Clare Kelly: What makes a Scotch a Scotch?

Clare Kelly looks at a cautionary tale on whisky production.

Published 22 January 2020

ICO publishes Code of Practice to protect children’s privacy online

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published its final Age Appropriate Design Code – a set of 15 standards that online services should meet to protect children’s privacy.

Published 22 January 2020