For the past 4 years, Harper Macleod has been working with Entrepreneurial Spark, and the businesses which are accelerated by Entrepreneurial Spark's programme. Our involvement with the Entrepreneurial Spark businesses is to help them with any legal issues which they may face but also to help add value to their business where we can.
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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.
On 31 January 2017 the UK Government will make an announcement about the discount rate. The discount rate is applied to awards of damages for personal injury, to avoid over or under compensation, and is used to calculate the total payment.
Post-traumatic stress disorder is caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events. Being involved in or witnessing many types of event can lead to the development of PTSD.
The work Christmas party season is (just about) over for another year and hopefully the usual warnings about behaviour have been heeded. However, a recent personal injury case has discussed the bounds of an employer's liability for unfortunate events arising on a Christmas night out.
The Scottish EDGE Round 9 competition was another day full of pitching, networking, and inspiration, with over £1.3million being awarded to the businesses. This time there were 218 applications received, with only 21 applications making it through to the final held in Gogarburn yesterday.