The EU Directive on procurement in respect of the thresholds for awarding contracts has been amended. The current procurement financial thresholds - governing which contract opportunities must be advertised - are set to increase with effect from 1 January 2018.
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Helping to Make 'The Moment' Happen – Stunning baubles for the European Championships winners and a Festival of fun!
Harper Macleod LLP is proud to be Legal Advisers to the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, the inaugural hosting of the continent's newest multi-sport event. As part of this effort, Craig Daniels, one of our solicitors – is on full-time secondment to the Glasgow 2018 in-house Legal team. Here, he highlights one contract he's been involved in which brings home what Glasgow 2018 is all about for the competitors
Derek Mackay the Scottish Finance Secretary delivered the Draft Scottish Budget on Thursday 14 December announcing a new 5-band tax system. Scottish taxpayers, other than those with very straight forward affairs, will find their tax calculation is complicated as a result of these multiple rate bands.
It seems as if we say this virtually every December, but this year has seen some important changes in employment law. It's never an exact science to predict what will happen on 2018, but here we set out the two main themes that we see developments falling into.
This is the first in a series of briefing notes on the Planning (Scotland) Bill, introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 4 December 2017. The proposals in the Bill are far reaching and will have a significant impact on the operation of the planning system