Opinion

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Dr. Julie Nixon Dr. Julie Nixon, solicitor at MBM Commercial writes about recent changes to UK consumer law.

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Megan Briggs A new EU directive is set to change the law around trade secrets, Megan Briggs explains.

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Heather Pearson Last week’s media coverage of rising house costs and predictions of a growing private rental sector has again brought the issue of Scotland’s housing needs into focus. But while public perception traditionally favours home ownership, a stronger private rental sector will benefit

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The next generation of workers will work very differently, writes Simon Allison. Millennial: born between 1982 and 1995, millennial is the term used to describe the next generation of workers.

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Nick Atkins New laws relieve land of permanent stigma over contamination, writes Nick Atkins.

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Laura Hay (pictured) provides an update on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. The bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament after a Stage 3 debate on 17 June. The commencement date has still to be announced. Extension of Community Right to Buy

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Families Need Fathers Scotland discuss the perils of a gendered definition of domestic abuse. The Scottish government recently sought views on proposals to change the law on various aspects of domestic abuse and sexual offences. The proposals, entitled Equally Safe: Scotland's strategy for preventin

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By Professor Alan Miller (pictured), chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission. Next year marks 25 years since the UK signed up to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). This international human rights treaty recognises children as individuals with rights, in their own

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Michael Sheridan explores whether punishments dealt out under Scotland's new drink driving legislation are proportionate. From 5 December 2014, it became a criminal offence in Scotland to drive a motor vehicle with more than 0.05 per cent alcohol in the blood stream. This compared with the higher li

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