The Scottish Law Commission has published a revised version of the Trusts (Scotland) Bill. The proposed Bill will be brought before the Scottish Parliament for consideration although it may be some time before the Bill is considered due to the current busy Parliamentary timetable.
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It has been over a year since the #MeToo movement went viral on social media in an attempt to promote public debate on the widespread prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace. But has the ongoing debate changed what is going on in the workplace? Not if a recent poll which has found that employers could do more to protect their employees is anything to go by.
Following reports stating that the Scottish Finance Secretary would not follow the UK government in a game of "tig" by raising the higher rate threshold to £50,000 in line with the UK threshold, Derek Mackay stuck to the plan yesterday as he delivered the Draft Scottish Budget.
The Government has published its response to its recent consultation on the reform of limited partnership law in the UK. Here Stephen Chan, author of 'A Practical Guide to Partnership Law in Scotland', looks at the four key proposals, and what they would mean for Scottish limited partnerships and other LPs.
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.