What do the most recent developments in the Scottish tech sector - the sale of Edinburgh-based unicorns Skyscanner and the merger of FanDuel - mean for it's future? Craig Daniels considers the pros and cons, and predicts more success ahead for Scotland's entrepreneurs.
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The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has come to the decision that registered social landlords (RSLs) in Scotland are to be classified as public non-financial corporations for the purpose of national accounts and other ONS economic statisticsm adding their borrowing to the public sector balance sheet. Since then the Scottish Government has announced that it intends to introduce new legislation to ensure RSLs are re-classified as private bodies.
You don't ask you don't get? Not quite when it comes to tea breaks. The failure to allow for rest breaks under the Working Time Regulations 1998 ("WTR") is a ‘refusal’ even if no request has been made.
On 10 November 2016, the High Court issued its judgement in the case of Ahmed v MacLean, finding a cycling instructor 80% liable for a cycling accident that left a solicitor paralysed, during a mountain-bike lesson.
When it comes to enforcing rights and obligations in Scotland, time and tide wait for no man. Rights and obligations in Scotland are subject to statutory rules on time bar as set out in the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973.