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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Are Employers Facing A Holiday Pay Time Bomb?

Sean Saluja

Should pay relating to holidays taken under the Working Time Regulations (WTR) include commission payments which the worker would normally expect when working? The long awaited decision of the European Court in Lock v British Gas firmly answers this question in the affirmative.  Holiday pay must include commission earned under contractual arrangements.

The decision of the European Court builds upon previous cases and principles.

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The Athletes' Village - Who Will Pick Up The Baton?

Stephen Phillips

It was great to see the piece in The Herald last weekend, focusing on the success of the Athletes' Village project in helping to drive forward regeneration in the East End of Glasgow. I was directly involved in supporting City Legacy through the bid process – and it brought back memories of the technical challenges and strategic choices that had to be made, as we worked against tight deadlines (and unseen competitors) to create and refine what we hoped would be the most attractive bid.

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Independence: What Would It Mean For Renewables?

Craig Whelton

It is now less than one week until All Energy in Aberdeen and with key note addresses from both Scottish and UK Ministers, the independence debate will no doubt dominate discussion.

For those involved in the consenting of renewables projects, the differences between the planning systems in Scotland and the rest of the UK are already well pronounced and look to be increasing.

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