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Joanne Gillies: Winding up petitions – new law gives small firms breathing space

The UK Government has introduced legislation designed to support small businesses following the end of restrictions on winding up petitions on 30 September, writes Joanne Gillies, partner at Pinsent Masons.

Published 8 October 2021

Top Scottish lawyer and Hong Kong business ambassador Vincent Connor passes away

Leading Scottish lawyer and respected Hong Kong-based advisor Vincent Connor passed away on 5 October following a period of illness.

Published 7 October 2021

Sue Gilchrist: What does the latest public health guidance mean for Scottish businesses?

Sue Gilchrist, legal director at Pinsent Masons, considers the impact of the latest public health guidance on Scottish business. 

Published 23 July 2021

Susannah Donaldson: Impact of pandemic on gender pay gap reporting in construction

Susannah Donaldson, legal director at Pinsent Masons, considers the impact of the pandemic on gender pay gap figures reported by large construction businesses.

Published 16 July 2021

Pinsent Masons’ turnover breaks half-billion pounds barrier

Pinsent Masons has released its latest year-end results, showing a record £503.3 million turnover.

Published 7 July 2021

Tom Stocker: How the Bribery Act transformed business for the good of us all

Tom Stocker, partner and head of corporate crime, Pinsent Masons, discusses the impact of the Bribery Act on the business community.

Published 28 June 2021

Pinsent Masons rolls out equality law practice in Scotland

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has launched a unique equality law specialism that supports businesses in managing the cultural and legal aspects of discrimination and inclusion issues.

Published 12 May 2021

Claire Massie: Firms must warm up to climate change transition

Claire Massie, Pinsent Masons head of banking & restructuring in Scotland, reveals how businesses will need to alter their operating model in an attempt to fight climate change.

Published 19 April 2021

Rodney White: Build back infrastructure

Rodney White suggests that Westminster and Holyrood should "step up to the plate" and fund infrastructure specifically for housebuilding projects.

Published 5 March 2021

Joanne Gillies: Banks can claim debtors’ PPI cash thanks to Court of Session ruling

Joanne Gillies, partner and insolvency disputes specialist at Pinsent Masons, discusses the impact of a ruling by the Court of Session allowing banks to claim debtors' PPI cash payouts. 

Published 29 January 2021

Pinsent Masons advises on landmark Scottish offshore wind project

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Edinburgh-based Red Rock Power Limited on the sale of 50% of the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm development and subsequent joint venture with ESB.

Published 9 November 2020

Pinsent Masons: Mental health must continue to be top of agenda for financial services

Research carried out by Pinsent Masons has revealed a continued step-change in support offered to customers grappling with mental health concerns is likely as banks continue to ramp up measures to help consumers manage pressure on finances prompted by the pandemic.

Published 5 November 2020

Martin Devine: Glasgow’s ambitious growth plans get underway

Glasgow has raced out of the starting blocks in its bid to double the size of its city centre population over the next 15 years to 40,000.

Published 9 October 2020

Gillian Frew: New imperative for infrastructure businesses to tackle climate change

Construction companies, engineering firms and other businesses active in the infrastructure sector stand to lose out on funding, investment and major government contracts around the world unless they take a more active role in the fight against climate change.

Published 5 October 2020

Tom Nener: Counterfeiters cash in on coronavirus crisis

Tom Nener, legal director at Pinsent Masons, highlights the importance of protecting your brand as criminals take advantage of the pandemic.

Published 7 August 2020