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Registers of Scotland announces increase of 4.8% in average house price

The latest Scottish House Price Index figures have been released by the Registers of Scotland, They show the average price of residential property for July 2017 and the volume of sales of residential property for May 2017. Average Price This … Continue reading

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Ruling on sacking over monitoring of private messages reversed

Earlier this month, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decided that a Romanian man should not have been dismissed for sending private messages whilst he was at work. This was the reversal of a decision … Continue reading

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The Terminator to help Financial Conduct Authority promote PPI Claims

The Financial Conduct Authority has announced a new advertising campaign using the voice and a model of the head of Arnold Schwartzenegger.  The campaign is designed to help promote claims for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance before  the deadline of 29th … Continue reading

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Sheriff publishes letter to children in acrimonious Contact case

Sheriff Aisha Y Anwar has taken the unusual step of publishing a letter to the children of a couple involved in an acrimonious Contact case. In a Proof that lasted 11 days, the Sheriff heard from the parties, various family … Continue reading

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Residential Property: increase of 2.9% in average house price

The latest Scottish House Price Index figures have been released by the Registers of Scotland, They show the average price of residential property for June 2017 and the volume of sales of residential property for April 2017. Average Price This … Continue reading

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Victory for Access to Justice in Employment Cases

The UK Supreme Court today ruled that the fees charged to take a case to an Employment Tribunal or an Employment Appeal Tribunal are illegal and contrary to EU and UK Law. In the Press Summary released today, the Court … Continue reading

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HMRC beat Rangers in the “big tax” case

On 5th July 2017 at the Supreme Court in London, HMRC were finally successful in their challenge against the liquidators of the former Rangers Football Club. HMRC had claimed that the use of Employee Benefits Trusts was a mechanism employed … Continue reading

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Supreme Court signals equal pension rights for everyone

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court has decided that Civil Partners and Spouses in same sex relationships should enjoy the same rights a heterosexual couples in relation to pension entitlement. John Walker had fought a lengthy legal battle against … Continue reading

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Flight delays give rise to claims

It won’t have escaped your notice that British Airways were in the news last month for all the wrong reasons. Their computer system crashed and this meant that all its flights were grounded for three days. This has resulted in long delays … Continue reading

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The Council of Mortgage Lenders reports year on year growth in Scotland

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CLM) has released its latest report on mortgage activity in Scotland highlighting the growth of loans to first time buyers in the first quarter of this year when compared to the first quarter of 2016. … Continue reading

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