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Charitable status could put your sports club in a different league

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31 July 2015

Are you involved in a local rugby, tennis, golf, or other sports club? Your club may be eligible for tax reliefs or new sources of funding.

Insolvency rates continue to fall in Scotland

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30 July 2015

The latest statistics issued by the Accountant in Bankruptcy show a continuing fall in both personal and corporate insolvency. Lindsays expert, Iain Penman comments on why this trend may be continuing.

A child’s right to inherit – an English and Scottish perspective

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28 July 2015

Although the recent English court decision to award a disinherited daughter a third of her mother’s estate could significantly weaken people’s right to leave money to whoever they choose, the position in Scotland remains clear.

The last resort – how can you avoid court when separating?

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24 July 2015

Separating from a partner is a distressing enough experience without having to deal with the stress and expense of resolving your issues in court. Here are some tips which may help with informal negotiation, and help you judge when it is time to move to the next stage.

Commuting may be treated as working time

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23 July 2015

The opinion of the Advocate General in the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in a recent case could have far reaching consequences for employers. He recommended that travel time to and from work for peripatetic workers may be treated as “working time”.

Licensing law must move with the times to regulate taxi booking apps

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21 July 2015

Taxi operators considering the use of increasingly popular mobile apps will have to ensure their booking system complies with current legislation.

Digging deep for Robin House

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17 July 2015

Carolyn Galbraith in our residential property team recently helped out at Robin House as part of our 200 charity initiative.

Our family law teams welcomes Pamela Dobson

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16 July 2015

We are delighted to welcome Pamela Dobson to our family law team in Dundee.

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