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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

The Future Of Help To Buy In Scotland

The recent announcement that the Scottish Government’s Help to Buy Scheme has allocated its £140M budget only three months into the current funding year was a surprise. However, it does prove beyond any doubt that the scheme is very popular and that there is high level of demand for new homes. Already, more than 2,000 homes have been bought through Help to Buy in Scotland, with the same number likely to be completed this funding year.

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New Trade Secrecy Laws

Colin Hulme

In the words of Bono, “A secret is something you tell another person”.  If that is your inclination, then you will need to reconsider, at least when the secret is a commercial one.  New trade secret laws originating from the EU are being introduced this year which will clarify and reinforce existing laws of confidentiality for business information.

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