RBS Group to seek court permission to transfer investment business to Amsterdam

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group will today seek permission from the Court of Session to move billions of pounds of investment business to the Netherlands as part of its Brexit plans.

Published 22 February 2019

Michael Upton: The new Electronic Communications Code – first rental-valuation judgment

Advocate Michael Upton M.C.I.Arb, of Hastie Stable, examines the first rent valuation case under the Electronic Communications Code.

Published 22 February 2019

Vhari Selfridge joins Lindsays as director in property team

Vhari Selfridge has joined Lindsays' residential property team, as a director. She brings to the team 20 years of market knowledge, negotiating experience and conveyancing know-how.

Published 22 February 2019

Nicola Edgar: Hold your horses!

Nicola Edgar sets out a person's rights if they have an accident involving an animal or if their property is damaged by an animal, and whether it is likely that they will be entitled to claim for their loss.

Published 22 February 2019

Scottish businesses told to prepare for VAT implications of no deal Brexit

Scottish businesses are being warned to prepare for the VAT implications of a no deal Brexit according to accountants and financial advisers French Duncan.

Published 22 February 2019

Free CPD event - Charities as Beneficiaries - to be held in V&A Dundee next month

Cancer Research UK has organised a free CPD event for private client solicitors to be held at the V&A Dundee on March 12.

Published 22 February 2019

England: Judges urged to learn use of emojis

Senior lawyers have urged judges to learn the meanings of emojis, symbols used in instant messaging applications.

Published 22 February 2019

And finally... nickels and dimes

A local authority was left with a £48 million hole in its finances after it was convinced to accept 200 kilos of nickel in lieu of a massive debt.

Published 22 February 2019

Katie Spearman: Hermes agrees new ‘self-employed plus’ status with GMB Union

In the latest development concerning employment status and the rights of those working in the ‘gig economy’, courier giant Hermes has reached agreement with the GMB Union to offer its couriers the option of being classified as ‘self-employed plus’, writes Katie Spearman.

Published 21 February 2019

Law Society welcomes applications for committee posts

There are currently vacancies on 17 of the Law Society of Scotland's diverse range of committees, including convener posts.

Published 21 February 2019