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    Employment relations top the bill in 2015

    2014 was a year in which sporting and cultural celebration brought Scotland closer together, while political debate split us almost down the middle. An improving economy and encouraging employment figures suggest that, whatever their political persuasion, the nation's businesses and employers can look forward to 2015 with optimism. However, politics will still be a major factor for employers and employees alike in defining workplace relations.

  • In divorce cases, settling for less can sometimes be worth much more

    In divorce cases, settling for less can sometimes be worth much more

    You don't have to read the tabloids every day to know that newspapers love a high-profile, bitter divorce case – preferably with multi-millions at stake. However after the once-private lives of those involved have been laid bare, the reports often conclude with the fact that despite the court finding in one party's favour, no money has changed hands and both sides, including the 'winner', were better off before the case began.