Articles



Blog: Managing Your Millennials: A User’s Guide

The next generation of workers will work very differently, writes Simon Allison.

Published 17 July 2015

Blog: Accountability in banking: new rules for senior managers

An ineffective system of governance for the financial sector is to be overhauled next year, writes Peter Alderdice.

Published 16 July 2015

Blog: Land - a limited supply

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

Published 15 July 2015

Blog: Community empowerment update

Laura Hay (pictured) provides an update on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. The bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament after a Stage 3 debate on 17 June. The commencement date has still to be announced.

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.

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.

Published 6 July 2015

Blog: The flaws in new drink-driving law

Michael Sheridan explores whether punishments dealt out under Scotland's new drink driving legislation are proportionate.

Published 30 June 2015

Blog: It's common sense

Ben Zielinski (pictured) discusses the Court of Session's reiteration that commercial common sense is only relevant to interpreting the terms of a contract if those terms are ambiguous.

Published 23 June 2015

Blog: Which way will the wind blow?

Published 22 June 2015

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

by Catriona Munro, partner in the EU competition and regulatory team at Maclay Murray & Spens LLP

Published 15 June 2015

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

Professor James Chalmers discusses the legal requirements that require to be satisfied in order to render Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael's election void.

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 the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Published 26 May 2015

Blog: Public views on child support of little surprise

by John Fotheringham, associate at bto solicitors

Published 15 May 2015

Blog: A German court’s verdict could add a whole new definition to the term player power

Marco Rinaldi discusses a German case in which the employment rights of a footballer have been brought into line with those of other workers.

Published 11 May 2015