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The recent case of Free Miles v The Royal Veterinary College, featuring Dorothy the turkey, shares striking similarities to one of my early employment tribunal cases. In that memorable case, the claimant had “rescued” (we said “stolen”) a duck (unnamed) from her employer beca

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Nicola Sturgeon has made her grand gambit, presenting a draft bill to the Scottish Parliament to hold a referendum on Scottish independence on October 19, 2023. The draft contained the referendum question, established the modalities for the poll, and even provided for the font of the print on the ba

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With our separate legal systems, the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) regime does not operate in Scotland, and as a result civil recovery remains the only option short of prosecution for Scottish prosecutors to resolve bribery cases. In contrast, in England and Wales, DPAs have effectively displ

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An­drew Walker, partner and head of corporate growth at Morton Fraser, discusses the role employee businesses could have in boosting the wider UK economy. The Scottish government’s Programme for Government included a goal to reach 500 employee-owned businesses (EOBs) by 2030. We currently

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Clerk of Faculty, Richard Pugh, details how the Faculty of Advocates encourages those aspiring to a career at the bar. The Faculty of Advocates recently admitted 28 new members, the second-largest ever annual intake. This follows another large intake in 2020, when 24 new advocates were admitted.

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