Scots have been urged to consider making a Power of Attorney as a result of rising dementia rates. According to Alzheimer Scotland, an estimated 90,000 people have dementia in Scotland and this number has been steadily increasing year on year.
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Natalie Wallace is a Solicitor in the Corporate team at Harper Macleod. Here, she looks at the theme of IWD2019, #BetterforBalance, and what it means for the legal and corporate world.
How do you decide if a vulnerable adult has the capacity to engage in internet and social media use?
Confidentiality in employment contracts: government looks at reform of law on non-disclosure agreements
Following a spate of scandals the Westminster government has issued a consultation document seeking views on new measures to prevent the misuse of non-disclosure agreements with workplace harassment or discrimination. What could this mean for employers and employment contracts?
As the gender pay gap reporting deadline looms on 4 April, many organisations are yet to submit their data. Here, we look at what's involved, including a link to our guide to Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations.