Blog: Insolvency – an industry that works for itself?

Mike Dailly offers the view that the insolvency industry in Scotland often preys on the misery of the vulnerable.

Published 24 February 2015

Blog: Selling votes – the future of corporate governance?

Ben Bestgen (pictured) discusses the idea of separating share-ownership and the right to vote attaching to shares as well as the advantages and disadvantages of such a system.

Published 20 February 2015

Blog: the right ingredients for success

Rona Dennison discusses brand development and protection in Scotland’s food and drink sector.

Published 16 February 2015

Blog: Religion is not the answer for legal needs

Michael Sheridan discusses the use of the Bible as a source of law in our system.

Published 12 February 2015

Blog: Land reform – a balance of interest

As consultations on land reform draw to an end Robert Scott-Dempster (pictured) discusses how any new measures must comply with the ECHR.

Published 10 February 2015

Blog: Woolworths – A Sigh Of Relief For Employers?

David Morgan (pictured) discusses the ECJ’s interpretation of “establishment” in respect of collective redundancy in a case involving defunct retailer Woolworths.

Published 9 February 2015

Blog: Scotland the wild

Simon Boyle outlines an argument against developing more wind farms in the Highlands.

Published 4 February 2015

Blog: Twitter use can leave firms a-flutter

Alan Delaney (pictured) discusses the importance of clear social media guidelines for employees following a recent EAT decision.

Published 26 January 2015

Blog: Would it be worth raising a small claim action in Scotland for £15.95?

Gus Macaulay (pictured) discusses the prospect of raising a small claims action in Scotland for a very small sum following the recent news story from England of a parent making a claim against another over their child’s failure to attend a birthday party.

Published 22 January 2015

Blog: “So, how is life in banking?”

Trainee solicitor John Morgan (pictured) discusses his experiences in his banking seat.

Published 21 January 2015

Blog: To ISA or to pension – that is the question

In this blog Norman Dalgleish discusses strategies for saving and the benefits of the new pension rules.

Published 19 January 2015

Blog: Fraudulent misrepresentation in adjudicator nomination

Shona Frame (pictured) discusses the recent English case of Eurocom Ltd v Siemens and fraudulent misrepresentation in the appointment of of an adjudicator by a nominating body.

Published 15 January 2015

Blog: Inner House clarifies doubt over continuing powers of attorney

Stephen Wright (pictured) discusses the recent clarification by the Inner House, in a Special Case, of uncertainty surrounding the validity of a very large number of continuing powers of attorney.

Published 12 January 2015