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In pictures: Digby Brown offices take on Edinburgh marathon

Staff from Digby Brown’s Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and Kirkcaldy offices took part in the 20 ...

Published 28 May 2018

Children's charities score with Thorntons annual sports dinner

  The annual Sports Challenge Dinner which took place this month in Dundee has raised almost ...

Published 23 May 2018

New Carer’s Act for Scotland launched

The new Carers (Scotland) Actwas launched by the Scottish governmenton 1 April 2018 and brings with ...

Published 6 April 2018

Council breached Equality Act over failures in supporting autistic child’s return to education

A Scottish local authority which failed to provide an adequate plan to support an autistic child’s ...

Published 26 March 2018

And finally… cop off

A new anti-speeding initiative involving a fake police officer turned out to be shortlived after the ...

Published 12 February 2018

New initiative aims to help public sector include human rights in budget planning

Judith Robertson A new initiative launched today aims to help Scotland’s public authorities put h ...

Published 7 February 2018

Govanhill Law Centre persuades local authority to treble rate of pay for overnight care workers

Govanhill Law Centre has been successful in persuading a local authority in Scotland to almost trebl ...

Published 29 January 2018

Barrister to run London Marathon in aid of London Legal Support Trust

Jim Duffy, a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row, will be running the London Marathon in aid of the Lon ...

Published 15 January 2018

Blog: Perceived disability and unlawful treatment - be careful

David Hoey David Hoey looks at a case reminding us of the Equality Act's ambit. In terms of th ...

Published 4 January 2018

May welcomes Crown Prince as Saudi Arabia plans to behead disabled man and 14-year-old boy

Maya Foa A human rights organisation has criticised the Prime Minister for inviting Saudi Arabia's ...

Published 22 December 2017

Actual use of spare room irrelevant in bedroom tax assessment, appeal judges rule

A disabled woman who converted a bedroom in her rented housing association property into a second li ...

Published 15 June 2017

Litigant’s conflict of interest claim rejected after former lawyer ‘changed sides’

A party litigant who argued that a solicitors’ firm instructed by the other party should be barred ...

Published 14 June 2017

Blog: Can employees be paid to sleep?

Katy Wedderburn Katy Wedderburn looks at the multi-factorial test used to determine whether an e ...

Published 14 June 2017

Lindsays’ staff get on their bikes for Tour de Forth

Lindsays has partnered with Tour de Forth, a charity which runs the annual cycling sportive to ...

Published 7 June 2017

Holyrood committee takes evidence on disabled parking legislation

A Holyrood committee has taken evidence on the Disabled Persons’ Parking Places (Scotland) Act 200 ...

Published 1 June 2017