Tom Nener: Counterfeiters cash in on coronavirus crisis

Tom Nener highlights the importance of protecting your brand as criminals take advantage of the pandemic.

Published 7 August 2020

DAC Beachcroft records seven per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £56m

Pre-tax profits at DAC Beachcroft – which has offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh – increased by seven per cent to £56 million in the 2019/20 financial year.

Published 7 August 2020

Calling all criminal lawyers: OU seeks views on Scottish jury system

The Open University is seeking practitioners' views on the Scottish criminal system.

Published 7 August 2020

England: Treatment of young people in custody an 'embarrassment' for criminal justice system

Children, including those with Down's syndrome and autism, were left for hours in court cells, a custody watchdog has revealed in a new report.

Published 7 August 2020

Report highlights implications of COVID-19 for right to housing

The Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has issued a new policy briefing which details how COVID-19 has affected the right to adequate housing in Scotland.

Published 7 August 2020

Digby Brown given Platinum ‘Investors in People’ award for second time

Digby Brown Solicitors has been awarded platinum level accreditation from Investors in People (IiP) for the second time in a row.

Published 7 August 2020

And finally... precarious liability

Argentina's former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is suing Google after a search for her name allegedly identified her as the country's "thief in chief".

Published 7 August 2020

New Lords appointments exacerbate 'grossly warped' backgrounds of peers 

The Electoral Reform Society has described the latest House of Lords appointments as "startlingly warped".

Published 6 August 2020

Law At Work sees almost 400 Scottish businesses enquire about redundancies

Employment law, HR and health & safety specialists Law At Work has recorded a 425 per cent increase in redundancy enquiries as the potential impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Scottish unemployment begins to show.

Published 6 August 2020

Iain McDougall: Beware the Covid copyright shakedown

Iain McDougall discusses the increase in copyright infringement claims during the pandemic.

Published 6 August 2020