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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)

Female Employment at Record High in Scotland

Female employment in Scotland has hit a record high according to statistics from the Scottish government with employment across the country also rising.

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Parties Meet Over Potential CalMac Strike

Last minute talks are underway in a bid to stop CalMac workers going on strike on Friday. Caledonian MacBrayne ferry staff are to go on strike on Friday but will stop working any overtime as of Wednesday.

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Double Divorces on the Rise

The number of disgruntled former partners taking legal action for a second time against former partners has more than doubled in the last few years.

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Gender Inequality Still Prevalent in Scottish Employment

Despite having one of the best female employment records in Europe, gender inequality is still proving to be a major issue in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

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Reforms Too Lenient To Prevent Rise In Employment Tribunals

The number of reforms has almost doubled in the last year despite reforms to try and cap the number of tribunals. Despite an initial decrease in the number of cases, the numbers have since rebounded.

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Strike Law To Change In Order To Prevent Back Door Strikes

The UK Government have warned that they will change the strike law in the UK in order to prevent strikes with a minimal turnout from unions.

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Scotland’s Biggest Employers Not Paying Living Wage

According to an investigation by the BBC only ten of Scotland’s 50 biggest employers are actually paying workers the living wage.

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Vicar Who Suffered “Four Years of Hate” Loses Employment Appeal

A vicar has lost his appeal to bring an unfair dismissal appeal against the Church of England after a court ruled that he was employed by God.

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Scottish Property Prices Reach Record Quarterly Figure

According to the Registers of Scotland, property prices across the country rose sharply between January and March in 2014.

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Rural Housing Reclassified to Evade LBTT Tax

According to property experts rural homeowners are attempting to reclassify their homes in order to make their properties more appealing to could-be-buyers.

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