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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Higher Fines For Health And Safety Offences Are Coming Soon

Ashok Rebello

In November 2014, the Sentencing Council for England & Wales published its proposed draft guidelines for health and safety offences and commenced a public consultation (see our previous blog here).

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LChalmers

A Silver Lining For Contractors?

Recent headlines have spelled out bad times ahead following the drop in the price of oil and its effect on economies around the world.  But is it all doom and gloom?

In the context of North East Scotland, the effects are felt most acutely by those involved in production and distribution of oil and gas.  This will undoubtedly have a negative effect on the related supply chain. Less funds will be available for increased production, new ventures or for office, plant and machinery improvements.

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LChalmers

The Price Of Spam Is Going Up: Are You Ready?

We have all been on the receiving end of nuisance calls, texts and emails.  It is difficult to recall a time when the ringing of your phone was a sure sign of incoming good news, a dinner invitation, or the chance to catch-up with an old friend.  Our personal email accounts are full of promotions for things we will never buy, and our mobiles are buzzing with text messages about claims we have for accidents that we don’t even remember having!

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LChalmers