With Section 1 of the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018, having come into force this week we turn to look at some of the other sections still to be brought into action.
At MBM we are participating in a series of “24-related” challenge to raise funds for the Samaritans, whose service is available 24 hours a day. It’s a challenging time for their services and their volunteers, who deliver the helpline, are showing incredible commitment.
In 2005, the year we set up MBM Commercial, I attended a course on disaster recover training and we spent some time discussing the fact that the world has statistically been overdue a pandemic for some time and that we should be ready for it. Four years later when news of swine flu first broke I ordered a large supply of surgical masks and gloves and my wife told me to stop overreacting.
On Friday May 1st, Cat MacLean takes up a new appointment to the Law Society’s Pursuer’s Panel, which was set up by the Law Society of Scotland.
While the UK may be in lockdown, that does not mean that life cannot continue and the business world must stop, if anything it is even more important now that we continue to press on with business transactions and embrace technology to help us do this.