Here we take a look at some of the recommendations of the Scottish Land Commission (SLC) in a report published at the tail end of last year on expanding community ownership and community rights to buy.
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Scottish Environmental Regulations 2019: An insight into the future of Scottish environmental policy
The Scottish Environmental Regulations 2019 (Environment (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2019) are amongst the raft of transitional measures required to implement the UK’s exit from the EU, and offer an insight into the future of Scottish environmental policy.
For social enterprises thinking about setting up a Community Interest Company (CIC), it is important to understand what the 'asset lock' is and what it means for your business as it is a permanent feature of CICs.
It is common for public sector entities to acquire a right to appoint a director to the board of a private company, whether in a fully solvent situation or a more distressed one where the public sector entity is providing some form of assistance. At all times, you much bear in mind the duties and obligations that attach to the role of director.
It is not uncommon for businesses that public sector entities are in contract with to face financial difficulties during the life of the contractual arrangements. Should that body provide financial assistance and/or some other type of relief to the distressed counterparty or let fate take its course? Here we look at some key commercial considerations to be taken into account.