Blogs



Blog: Licensing law must move with the times to regulate taxi booking apps

Michael McDougall Michael McDougall  says licensing law must keep pace with developments in the pr ...

Published 22 July 2015

Blog: Managing Your Millennials: A User’s Guide

The next generation of workers will work very differently, writes Simon Allison. Millennial: born b ...

Published 17 July 2015

Blog: Accountability in banking: new rules for senior managers

Peter Alderdice An ineffective system of governance for the financial sector is to be overhauled ne ...

Published 16 July 2015

Blog: Land - a limited supply

Nick Atkins New laws relieve land of permanent stigma over contamination, writes Nick Atkins. We ...

Published 15 July 2015

Blog: Community empowerment update

Laura Hay (pictured) provides an update on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. The bill was p ...

Published 9 July 2015

Blog: 'Coercive control' should include denial of contact

Families Need Fathers Scotland discuss the perils of a gendered definition of domestic abuse. The S ...

Published 8 July 2015

Blog: Addressing the problem of human rights for children

By Professor Alan Miller (pictured), chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission. Next year marks ...

Published 6 July 2015

Blog: Vulnerable consumers require professional advice for debt issues

David Menzies David Menzies discusses the risk to consumers posed by debt management plans follo ...

Published 1 July 2015

Blog: The flaws in new drink-driving law

Michael Sheridan explores whether punishments dealt out under Scotland's new drink driving legislati ...

Published 30 June 2015

Blog: It's common sense

Ben Zielinski (pictured) discusses the Court of Session's reiteration that commercial common sense ...

Published 23 June 2015

Blog: Which way will the wind blow?

Alan Shanks Alan Shanks comments on wind farm subsidies as the UK government brings the closing d ...

Published 22 June 2015

Blog: Get set for a wave of claims as new aspects of competition law come into play

Catriona Munro by Catriona Munro, partner in the EU competition and regulatory team at Maclay Murra ...

Published 15 June 2015

The People versus Carmichael: what would have to be proven for legal action to succeed?

James Chalmers Professor James Chalmers discusses the legal requirements that require to be satisfi ...

Published 28 May 2015

Blog: We face new rules on incapacity

David McClements discusses the implications of a UN committee's interpretation of Article 12 of th ...

Published 26 May 2015

Blog: Public views on child support of little surprise

John Fotheringham by John Fotheringham, associate at bto solicitors Throughout the many reforms o ...

Published 15 May 2015