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Who says New Year resolutions don’t stick? Here’s my 2019 employment law watch list to prove it

As somebody who starts each week with a to do list, I’m sure you can imagine my delight when a good friend’s Christmas present to me was a book about getting the most out of your year by making lists and making plans. Yes, I know, how very “millennial” of me, but with new years’ resolutions and forward planning at the forefront of our minds, what better a time of year to receive a gift like this? (Disclaimer: two of my resolutions were to read more books and make more plans…)

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Land and Buildings Transaction Tax – New Rates from 25 January 2019

The Scottish Government has approved legislation to make amendments to the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (“LBTT”) rates which apply to non-residential property transactions, as well as to residential property purchases which are subject to an Additional Dwelling Supplement (“ADS”) charge.

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Immigration: What’s the deal when there’s No Deal?

As the Brexit process grinds on, more attention has turned to thinking about the preparations that might be required for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit scenario – namely, a scenario where for one reason or another, the UK leaves the European Union without having formally agreed the basis of that departure.

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