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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)

Delays in Inheritance Tax Can Be Costly

Writing in Scottish Legal News, John McArthur has called for a complete reworking of the current state of taxes in the UK. “Unless the government find a simpler, easier and more streamlined system for collecting Inheritance Tax”, he states, “the system cannot cope with any increase in the number of estates subject to Inheritance Tax”.

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Scotland Bucks UK Unemployment Trend in UK

According to the latest figures on employment, Scotland is the only nation bucking the unemployment figures seen across the rest of the UK.

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Honda Pays $24 Million Settlement Follow Race Discrimination Claim

Honda has agreed to pay a £15-million settlement agreement over claims that it discriminated against some customers based on race.

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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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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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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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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

We would like to wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas.

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Two Thirds of Newly Employed Living Below Living Wage

Two thirds of new fully employed workers are earning below the living wage according to research conducted by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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Thousands of Scots Could Be Due Payout for Holidays After EU Ruling

A ruling of the European Court of Justice could mean back-dated payouts for thousands of workers across Scotland. The judgment allows employees throughout the UK to claim holiday pay for regular overtime, commission and shift allowances.

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