Halloween is almost upon us once again and we think there is no better year than this to embrace the ghastly tricks and ghoulish treats. Are you planning a visit to a pumpkin patch? Have the costumes been chosen? Whether you're joining in virtually or having fun at a social distance, our personal injury department would like to highlight a few things to keep in mind.
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Latest articles from Amy Dickson
A new Bill is being considered by Parliament which will require children under the age of 16 to wear a safety helmet when riding a bicycle on a public highway; and for connected purposes.
It is mandatory that drivers of cars on Scottish public roads hold valid insurance. It is a criminal offence to drive without car insurance but every year in the UK it is estimated there are over 1 million uninsured vehicles on the roads.
In sport, it is not always the assailant who is open to being sued – players, clubs, governing bodies and referees can also find themselves subject to legal action, which is explored in this article via case law across a wide range of sports.
Scottish winters are well known for their harsh conditions. The dark nights combined with ice, snow and heavy rain can make working conditions challenging, but what effect do they have on an organisation's health and safety obligations?