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Elaine McIlroy: Update on coronavirus travel corridors and EU travel restrictions

There have been recent changes to the rules on travel to the UK and to the EU arising out of COVID-19. So, what are the key things employers need to know in relation to business visits and travel arrangements involving their staff? Elaine McIlroy explains.

Published 7 July 2020

Brexit: Holyrood committees seek views on continuity bill

MSPs on two Scottish Parliament committees are seeking views on the Scottish government's UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Bill.

Published 7 July 2020

Thistle Weir Youth Academy links up with Jones Whyte

The Thistle Weir Youth Academy has announced Jones Whyte as its main “front of shirt” sponsor.

Published 7 July 2020

China: Law professor detained after refusing to back down against government

A law professor has been detained after he refused to stop publicly criticising the government and “personality cult” of President Xi, The Times reports.

Published 7 July 2020

And finally... never on a sundae

The head of Russia's national women's organisation has called for a rainbow-coloured ice cream to be banned as "gay propaganda".

Published 7 July 2020

Mordington Crescent: Baron loses appeal against refusal of Lords peerage

A Scottish baron has lost an appeal challenging the refusal of his petition to the Queen to grant him a peerage and entitlement to sit in the House of Lords.

Published 6 July 2020

Axiom welcomes Lord Drummond Young

Published 6 July 2020

Call for virtual courts to become the default in summary cases condemned

Sheriff Principal Derek Pyle's recommendation that virtual courts for summary criminal cases become the default has been described as "absolutely atrocious".

Published 6 July 2020

'Father of Scottish democracy' Thomas Muir of Huntershill restored to roll of Faculty

After more than 200 years, Thomas Muir of Huntershill has been restored to the roll of the Faculty of Advocates following a successful plea by Ross Macfarlane QC.

Published 6 July 2020

Stephen McGowan: Three steps forward for Scottish hospitality industry

Stephen McGowan comments on the latest lockdown updates for the hospitality industry.

Published 6 July 2020

Nicola Buchanan: Law on civil partnerships and marriage continues to evolve

Nicola Buchanan explains the details of the civil partnership regime in Scotland.

Published 6 July 2020

Anderson Strathern launches Business Resilience Unit

Anderson Strathern has launched a Business Resilience Unit to support clients and business leaders across Scotland.

Published 6 July 2020

Lawyer warns that charities may have to merge to survive economic fallout of coronavirus

Charities may have to merge to survive the cash crisis caused by the pandemic, a lawyer has said.

Published 6 July 2020

Noted – Scottish police go digital as notebooks become a thing of the past

A device used by police to conduct checks, record details and share information has saved officers thousands of hours of time, The Courier reports.

Published 6 July 2020

And finally... doggone

An investigation has been launched into the apparent abduction of Sir Walter Scott's loyal four-legged companion.

Published 6 July 2020