The Government published on 17th January its new bill on Private Fund Limited Partnerships. Harper Macleod helped to formulate the bill by giving a detailed response during the consultation exercise and we are pleased to have been named as a respondent in the Treasury paper.
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The increased popularity of cycling can be seen throughout the roads of Scotland. Unfortunately with the increase in cycling comes an increased risk of road traffic accidents and injury. Here, we look at the legal situation for cyclists who are involved in accidents on the roads, including a case study on how our lawyers helped one cyclist secure justice.
Start-up figures don't tell the full story when it comes to creating and sustaining a business in Scotland
Recent findings published by the Bank of Scotland have shown a decrease in the number of businesses being started in November 2016 when compared to November 2011. This is a UK-wide decline, but Scotland is faring significantly better than the rest of the country. What is Scotland doing differently to the rest of the UK?
Contemplating separation can be a daunting prospect. It can be difficult to know where to start. Whilst you may have friends and family who have experienced separation, their input may not always be helpful or relevant. Finding the right solicitor is key to whether separation is managed efficiently and as painlessly as possible. There are various considerations to bear in mind when thinking about next steps:
With snow forecast (and falling as I write this) many businesses and employees would do well to consider what steps they have or can put in place to deal with issues surrounding adverse weather. What are the rules around attendance and payment, and other issues, when the weather turns bad?