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The latest legal news & family, employment, personal injury and wills & succession law news from Complete Clarity Solicitors.
Billy Smith

Drop in insolvencies down to zombie companies?

The number of companies that are becoming insolvent has fallen over the past three months, according to two recent reports. This is good news in itself, but may disguise the true picture – that many firms are hanging on by the skin of their teeth, and the good-will of their creditors.

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Billy Smith

Watch our new videos: You are now one step closer to resolving your legal problems

We have recently published two new videos featuring our Managing Director, Billy Smith:-

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Complete Clarity Solicitors

CBI criticises employment tribunal system

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called on the Government to take a fresh look at the employment tribunals system. The business group believes that the system is not meeting its goal of providing an accessible, speedy, informal and inexpensive way of resolving employment disputes.

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Billy Smith

24% increase in compensation to teachers

The largest teachers’ union, the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT), saw a 24% increase in the amount of compensation paid to its members in 2012. The majority of the awards related to employment, equality and personal injury claims.

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Billy Smith

Fourth firm enters Special Administration Regime

The Special Administration Regime (SAR), set up in February 2011, was used last week for only the fourth time since its launch, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has announced. Fyshe Horton Finney Stockbrokers entered the SAR on 20th March 2013.

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Changes to the World of Debt Recovery

Debt recovery update for businesses: New law targets late payers.

The rules on late payments are due to be tightened a little from 29th March, when an EU Directive is brought into force in Scotland. The Late Payments Directive is designed to help businesses, especially small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), recover their debts.

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Emma King

Financial Services, Legal Advice and You!

The combination of the law with financial services does not just make complete sense it is, most of the time, an absolute must in the delivery of effective legal solutions to clients.

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Karianne Falconer

Are you a Landlord?

Eviction - Have you got a good lease?

Think your tenant(s) will leave when you ask them? For a Landlord, purchasing a property to let would tend to indicate a safe investment. However, the granting of atenancy agreement can turn this into a rather risky business. Yet more and more Landlords find themselves in the position of their tenants being in rental arrears; confused and uncertain about their rights and unable to resolve the situation. Unfortunately, due to confusing and complex Scottish legislation together with prolonged court procedures, Landlords who are not getting paid rent will continue to haemorrhage money for a long time to come.

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Horses for (Main) Courses

I debated which heading to use. It was going to be "They Eat Horses, Don't They?" but the film inspiring that joke seemed too old now. Anyway, why write about something which has led to numerous jokes? What has this got to do with the law? As with so many things, a great deal. There are in fact lots of legal angles and the repercussions of this will run for many years (unlike the horses!) (Sorry)

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Karianne Falconer

Landlords!! You thought it was tough... But then it got tougher!!

Shelter Scotland (who provide free advice of tenants and the homeless) have today been granted funding of £200k.

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Karianne Falconer

Receive a Will for only £50!

Working with you, our Solicitors can prepare your Will and provide clear instructions to your loved ones. Your Will should ensures that whatever personal belongings and assets you do have will go to who you wish and not someone else. Without a Will, the courts make these decisions.

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Billy Smith

Court reforms set to make litigation quicker and more efficient in Scotland

The changes to litigation procedure, known as the Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session Amendment No. 5) (Miscellaneous) 2012, were approved by the Scottish Parliament last month.

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