Blackadders

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Blackadders has appointed Annie Fleming to a newly created chief financial officer role. Ms Fleming will have responsibility for all the financial actions of the firm including ensuring compliance with the Law Society of Scotland Account rules, billing and credit control, cashflow management, and fi

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Duncan Milne warns employers over claims arising from the pandemic. An increase in whistleblowing claims over the coming months is inevitable. There are two main reasons for this. Firstly, according to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the furlough fraud reports are now sitting at around 8,000. This fi

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Jack Boyle, director and specialist in employment law at Blackadders, details the latest changes to the UK Government's Job Retention Scheme. Following on from Rishi Sunak’s latest announcement about changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”), HMRC has updated its gui

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Simon Allison looks at common issues for employers during the coronavirus outbreak such as whether an employer can lay off staff and what happens if they are forced to close their premises. Lay-off/short time working clauseIn the unlikely event that your employees have a “lay off” or sho

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Jamie Daniels, director of investment management at Blackadders, provides information on the latest changes in the economic market amid the current coronavirus outbreak. The Covid-19 outbreak is rapidly evolving as we speak and changing on a daily basis, if not hourly!

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Stephanie Carr, partner, specialising in dispute resolution at Blackadders, discusses the statutory demands and their use in Scotland.  One of the most common grounds for entering into an insolvency process is that an individual, partnership, or company cannot pay their debts as they fall due.

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Nicola Brown, associate solicitor, dispute resolution at Blackadders solicitors, discusses the economics of litigating debts claims under the value of £5,000. We are frequently contacted by clients regarding the pursuit of debts under £5000. The first question that is inevitably asked is

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Susan Currie, solicitor at Blackadders, discusses the intricacies of tax avoidance schemes and liquidation. In this day and age tax avoidance schemes are rarely out of the news. The schemes, although they may not be moral, are legal. Tax avoidance is when an individual or company arranges their asse

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Dundee-based solicitors Blackadders have labelled 2019 as "another successful year" as the firm saw its client base strengthen whilst it refocused on specialist and profitable work. The law firm saw turnover decline slightly by 3% from £11.9 million in 2018 to £11.55m for the year ending

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Dundee-based Snappy Shopper has received a seven-figure funding boost with investment from Kelvin Capital, Mercia, the Scottish Investment Bank and the management team. Snappy Shopper is a tech firm with an online platform which helps convenience stores and small corner shops to monopolise on t

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