When your working life is detrimentally affected by an injury there can be other knock-on effects that may not immediately spring to mind. Harper Macleod has successfully negotiated a six-figure sum for a man who was significantly injured in a road traffic accident.
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The deadline for submitting a self-assessment tax return for 2014/2015 is fast approaching as we enter the final week of January. According to statistics, on average around 10% of people do not submit on time and therefore face immediate and unnecessary penalty charges, so it’s important not to let yourself be one of them.
2016 is set to be the biggest year of Harper Macleod athlete ambassador Sammi Kinghorn's career as she prepares for her first ever Paralympicso! Here Sammi, who turned 20 in January, looks ahead at her training and racing for the season as she aims to peak for the greatest challenge, and most incredible experience, to date.
New regulations have come into force which bring important changes concerning zero hour contracts and will be to the benefit of workers. In particular, the regulations give zero hours workers protection if they are penalised for working for another employer.
Family lawyer Grant Hassan outlines why resolving to put your relationship on a contractual basis is so important under Scots law, especially at the time of year when couples are most likely to separate.