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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Section 75 Agreements - Pay the Council's Legal Costs or Else...!

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Many Councils now routinely expect applicants to reimburse legal costs they incur in preparing Section 75 agreements – this includes the costs incurred by the Council to its external solicitors, as well as its own internal legal costs. 

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Putting Young People's Needs First - Scottish Housing Day Kick Off

Scottish Housing Day kicks off on 19 September this year. 

We are proud supporters of the event and are delighted to help raise awareness of the great work taking place in the housebuilding sector, involving a good number of our clients and charitable organisations.

A significant part of the work that our housebuilding team does involves the delivery of affordable housing across Scotland.  That ranges from acting for Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) to contractors that are building homes for RSLs. 

This year’s Scottish Housing Day has a focus on pu

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Brexit – Workplace rights if no deal

You will have all seen in the press yesterday that the Government has begun issuing its guidance for business on how to prepare in the event that the UK leaves the EU on 29 March without a deal. Among the press noise is a short guidance note on workplace rights.

The note covers all workplace rights including the Working Time Regulations and TUPE, but does not cover immigration.

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