The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018, set to come into force next year, creates an offence with respect to the engaging by a person in a course of behaviour which is abusive towards that person's partner or ex-partner.
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The Scottish EDGE finals are always fantastic however Lucky #EDGE13, the finals of which took place this week, was something extra special. A record £1.8 million was awarded, with the judges announcing that the calibre of businesses has never been better.
Our recent masterclass provided practical tips on how to carry out an equity crowdfunding campaign from professionals who have helped businesses succeed in the past - Harper Macleod, Crowdcube and Raising Partners. Find out more.
The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has said that the UK should be able to unilaterally cancel its withdrawal from the EU. Harper Macleod Partner Jennifer Jack is part of the legal team representing two MPs in the case.
It would seem obvious that for any contract to appoint a consultant it should be clear from its terms who the contract is between and what services are to be provided. A recent English case is a classic illustration of the dangers of failing to properly document a consultant's appointment.