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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Food And Drink: The Safety Regulators Set Out Their Stall

Last week the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) released an important report on food crime in the UK.  The National Food Crime Unit and the Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit were established in the wake of the horse meat scandal in 2014 to focus on enforcement and help restore consumer confidence.

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Employment Law & Brexit: Assessing the Lay of the Land

Kerry Norval

Top of the agenda at the moment, is the possibility that the UK public may vote in favour of the UK’s exit from the EU. What has been a distant spot on the political horizon for years is now sharply coming into focus with the announcement that the EU Referendum will take place on 23 June 2016 – just over three months away. 

Much of the commentary surrounding the issue concerns the uncertainty as to exactly what a withdrawal from Europe would mean.

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LChalmers

Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads

Pauline McCulloch

Back To The Future 2 predicted that by 21 October 2015 we would be racing around the streets on hoverboards. It wasn’t far off – hoverboards were certainly flying off the shelves at the end of 2015. Not literally of course, since contrary to their name, they didn’t actually hover.

This didn’t put many children off though, and hoverboards were at the top of many a Christmas list - the “must have” for any child with an ounce of street cred (or a Marty McFly fanatic parent).

This success was short-lived.

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