Adoption is an important life event for all concerned and it is important that the experience be as fluid and positive as it can be.
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The law never stands still, and the way it applies to you and your organisation is constantly evolving. Our people are on top of these developments and can keep you up to date with some of the most interesting aspects of these changes. Check out our articles and updates for our perspective on issues that might affect you.
Anti Social? Have the FCA got it right when it comes to crowdfunding, social media and financial promotion
Social media and online networks are acknowledged as vital components of a successful crowdfunding campaign. Indeed, you'd be hard pushed to find a list of crowdfunding tips which doesn't mention Twitter, Facebook and the like.
I wasn't sure what I hoped to learn by watching the first television debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling. As the programme wore on and the tone of both participants became more strident, I recognised an undeniable parallel between the work that family lawyers do on a day-to-day basis and the situation that faces the country.
The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014, which received Royal Assent on 1 August 2014 as part of the Scottish Government's 10-year action plan for housing, will bring about significant changes for social landlords (both local authorities and housing associations).
Industrial Revolution: What RSLs need to know about the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014
Following on from our blog and e-mail update on 5 August, the coming into force of the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (the "2014 Act") on 1 August implemented major changes for existing industrial and provident societies which were already registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 (the "1965 Act").