On the 29th June 2017, the Scottish Government published its Positon Statement on the proposed reform of the land use planning system in Scotland and a related Strategic Environmental Assessment Report.
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The first appeal case on the question of whether voluntary overtime should be considered in holiday pay has now reached a verdict, which helps clarify the position for employers.
The Fundraising Preference Service (FPS), which enables members of the public to set out their wishes regarding fundraising contact from charities, has been launched. The FPS only operates in relation to charities registered in England with the Fundraising Regulator. Here was also look at the regulations which apply in Scotland.
The country in which a separated spouse decides to raise an action can have significant implications, particular for financial provision on separation and divorce. Here we look at a recent case which could have significant ramifications for divorce cases throughout the UK.
The "Wright" Approach to Fair Rent? Why private rents count as comparable figures for social housing tenants
Is it fair to determine an appropriate level of rent for social housing by comparing a proposed rent to a similar property in the private rented housing market? That was one of the questions decided in a recent appeal decision at the Inner House.