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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Reflecting on All Energy 2019: How can we encourage investment in the wind sector?

From a finance and funding perspective, the message from All Energy was, overall, positive. The main takeaway for me was that further investment is ready and waiting, subject only in some cases to commitments from policy makers.

The recently announced offshore sector deal could be the catalyst the industry needs in terms of achieving updates to the transmission network, continued CfD support and so forth to allow further growth and investment.

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The Menopause: The new protected characteristic?

It’s Tuesday 21 May and I am tuned into the debate in the Scottish Parliament on #EndMenopauseStigma. As a woman of a certain age and an employment lawyer, I am interested to hear their views on how the condition fits into our current legal landscape.

Despite my eagerness to hear more about it, I will admit that the topic makes me feel uncomfortable and somewhat vulnerable.

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Air on the side of caution

On 28 April 2019, the Scottish Government’s Short Term Lets Delivery Group launched a consultation inviting comments on the registration and licensing of short-term letting (STL). The consultation closes on 19 July 2019.

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