The Fisheries Bill is still at an early stage in its voyage to enshrinement in law and will be subject to several rounds of scrutiny and possible amendment. For now, however, some clear themes can perhaps be established and conclusions drawn on what may be on the horizon for Scotland's fisheries and fishing communities.
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Latest articles from Chris Kerr
The increasingly controversial subject of post-Brexit fishing and the potentially pivotal role that fishing could play in future EU-UK trade talks has become a hot topic.
Chris Kerr is a partner at Harper Macleod and a specialist in advising owner-managed and family owned businesses on their succession plans, including transitioning to employee ownership. Here he looks at why the Scottish Government is lending its weight to the idea of EO.
Chris Kerr, a Partner at Harper Macleod, looks at the importance of protecting your provenance and brand for all food and drink producers, in Shetland and beyond.
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?