Parental leave has been available to parents of children under 5 years of age for some time. The same rules allow adoptive parents to take leave for up to 5 years after the child is placed with them and parents of disabled children can take the leave up to the child’s 18th birthday.
On Friday 30 January 2015, the Scottish Ministers published a consultation paper setting out their plans for draft legislation which will implement the recommendations of the Review of Expenses and Funding of Civil Litigation in Scotland (the ‘Taylor Review’).
Hot on the heels of its recently published report on cyber-security across FTSE 350 organisations, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published revised cyber security guidance for business. The updated advice on how to prevent and manage cyber risk replaces the guidance previously issued by BIS in September 2012.
We’ve all done it. Said something we shouldn’t have. Embarrassed ourselves unintentionally. Given in to guilty pleasure. Watched Made in Chelsea. It’s ok (or at least it used to be). We’re all human. And it was probably the only thing on tv, right?
At a conference in Glasgow yesterday, the Lord President, Lord Gill, set out a timetable for the introduction of the much-debated civil court reforms contained in the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014. The Act received Royal Assent in November.
Data Protection Day 2015 is officially upon us. Yes, you heard correctly. The 28th of January marks a curious celebration of data privacy on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond. Forget festive holidays, this is the one everyone has had marked in their digital calendars for months.
January is widely acknowledged as the busiest month of the year for divorce. The first Monday of the working week is often nicknamed “D-day” or “divorce day” due to the high numbers of new divorce enquiries.
Late last week the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) published a report detailing the results of its most recent FTSE350 cyber-security survey.
John Swinney today announced the revised rates of land and building transaction tax which will apply to acquisitions of residential property from 1 April 2015.