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Leona Duff outlines the new limitation rules being introduced under the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 from 1 June 2022. The law of time-bar has been confusing and unsatisfactory for a number of years in Scotland, particularly in construction cases involving latent defects. There have been a numbe

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Amy Pairman discusses restrictions on rebated fuels and construction contracts. Despite the concerns raised by many trade bodies, from 1 April 2022 the government has restricted which sectors can use rebated diesel (known as red diesel) and some rebated biofuels. The result being that it is now ille

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An Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case shows that in some circumstances the answers given can be fair. In Hope v British Medical Association the claimant, a senior policy adviser, raised seven grievances against senior managers in the space of just over a year. The grievances concerned, amongst ot

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For over 25 years, I have enjoyed building a specialism in personal injury law. I have dealt with hundreds of accident claims. Road traffic accidents on urban roads, motorways and rural roads. Workplace accidents in factories, construction sites, shipyards, offshore installations. Accidents at sea o

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Several recent well-documented cases of ransomware – malicious software used by criminals to encrypt information until a ransom is paid – highlight a growing danger to both private and public sector organisations, writes James McGachie. Research by the National Cyber Security Centre

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The final part in David J Black's forensic examination of the ME/CFS scandal looks at alleged scientific misconduct and a possible cover-up. Read the last part here. The tragedy of the putative ME/CFS scandal as the revelations following the PACE controversy emerged, was that, for a time, thing

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Prone to making the facts fit their theories, academics have, for decades, gaslit ME/CFS sufferers by telling them their condition was all in their heads. To compound matters, a pliant British media happily preached the false biopsychosocial gospel and misery ensued. But the pandemic has changed eve

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Yvonne Dunn, partner and financial services technology expert at Pinsent Masons, discusses the opportunities made available to businesses through open finance. A 10-year road map strategy published for Scotland’s fintech hub has highlighted “open finance” data as a key theme.

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I have known my solicitor since 1962. Granted at the time he did not know he was my solicitor because this was in primary one at Paisley Grammar. This is relevant for two related reasons. The first is that was just after the Cuban Missile Crisis when all the world thought it was going to die. Dylan

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The Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill is currently before the Scottish Parliament. The bill seeks to preserve on a permanent basis a number of changes to the law that were introduced temporarily to address the challenges of the pandemic. Many of these changes deal with administrative

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David J Black continues to investigate the biggest medical scandal of the 21st century. Read part one here and see also his series from last year for SLN. October the 29th 2021 was something of a red-letter day for those who believed the psychiatric biopsychosocial (BPS) model had, fo

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