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HMRC Investigations – The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Furlough Payments

When the lockdown comes to an end, and the grants from The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme cease, there is no doubt that the retrospective process of HMRC investigating claims made by companies under the scheme will begin.This could involve HMRC investigating your business and whether it was appropriate for your business to claim the grant. When investigating your business, they may want to see:Your assessment of the Impact of the lockdown and Coronavirus on your business;Evidence of why you specifically furloughed each employee;Evidence of your employees being on your Payroll prior to the March cut-off;The paper trail of the employee agreeing...
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Fixed Fee Litigation - Six months on

Nearly six months ago, we launched our new fixed-fee litigation service – offering clients a level of clarity, value and control currently unseen in the marketplace. We now offer clients a fixed fee for their entire litigation no matter how big, small or complex their case.

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A Higher Standard

The textbook statement of standard of care applied in professional negligence cases is set out by Lord President Clyde in the case of Hunter v Hanley:

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New Protections for Commercial Tenants in the Coronavirus Outbreak

In response to the dramatic reduction in cashflow for most small businesses, commercial tenants in Scotland are now benefiting from additional protection from eviction on the grounds of non-payment of rent amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Disclaiming Demystified

Can a Scottish liquidator disclaim a lease? The short answer is “no”.

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