A study commissioned by the Employee Ownership Association and the Co-operative Development Scotland has found that more than half of people trust employee-owned (EO) businesses more than non-EO businesses, and a similar number believe it would be better for the economy if more business were owned by their employees. Could employee ownership work for you?
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At Harper Macleod we're lucky to have double World Champion wheelchair racer and Scottish Sportsperson of the Year 2017 Samantha ‘Sammi’ Kinghorn as our Athlete Ambassador. Fast becoming a household name, in her latest article she talks about marathons, representing her country, having the backing required to be a professional athlete, life plans … and learning to play the guitar!
Each week, we outline how we would the help the businesses coming under fire from the Dragons deal with their potential pain points from a legal perspective. Another tense night in the Dragon's Den Episode 5 with a few of the main highlights from Deborah Meaden; always make sure that you have fully identified your customer and it is always worth negotiating any offer which you receive - that includes an offer for investment.
After the UK Supreme Court ruled that employment tribunal fees were unlawful, this article looks at how that decision was reached and what it will mean in practice.
Despite efforts to hear the views of children in court decisions affecting them, there is no special method for communicating the ultimate decision. In this month's Journal magazine, members of our family law team Amanda Masson and Grant Hassan look at a potentially groundbreaking approach.