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Welcome to the watersrule solicitors blog. The blog contains general legal news updates and news from our firm. For expert legal advice on any matter please contact our solicitors (Stirling: 01786 235 235; Tillicoultry: 01259 753 330)

Sikhs Workplace Turban Law Amended

A new law that grants Sikhs permission to wear their turban in all workplaces has come into force in the UK.

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Barristers Condemn Government Over Steep Rise In Employment Tribunal Fees

An open letter signed by more than 400 barristers and 40 QCs has condemned the government for increasing the fees of employment tribunals.

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Aberdeen University To Offer Settlements to 150 Staff

The University of Aberdeen is to offer at least 150 members of staff offers of early retirement in a bid to reduce costs by £10.5 million in the next few months.

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National Minimum Wage Rises by 3%

The national minimum wage has increased to £6.70, the biggest real term rise in seven years.

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Ex-wife Takes Legal Action Against Millionaire 18 Years After Divorce

An ex-wife has taken legal action against her former husband 18 years after their divorce. Kathleen Wyatt took legal action against her former husband Dale Vince, who is the founder of wind-power firm Ecotricity, with the business tycoon estimated to be worth around £107 million.

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Scottish Rent At Lower Rate Than Rest of UK

Property in Scotland have increased at a significantly slower rate than the rest of the UK in the last four years according to a survey from Your Move.

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Scots Dealing With Unfair Work Conditions

According to a report from the Scottish Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) numerous Scots are facing unfair and difficult employment conditions.

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Young Teens Most Likely To Be Abused

16 and 17 year-olds are the most likely to be abused, but are given the least protection according to The Children’s Society.

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Scottish House Values Rise by 3.4%

The value of Scottish properties rose by over 3% in the first period of 2015, continuing on the growth seen in the previous year. The growth was similar to that seen at the end of 2014 according to official statistics.

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Sports Direct Facing Multi Million Pound Zero Hour Contract Claim

Sports Direct is facing a multi million pound claim from 300 employees after they were excluded from a bonus scheme offered by the company due to their zero-hour contract status.

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