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Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016: guidance for landlords

17 Nov 2017
The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 comes into force in Scotland on 1 December 2017. The Act introduces a new tenancy to be known as the Private Residential Tenancy. If you are a Landlord of residential tenancies it is essential that you are aware of the new tenancy and the obligations introduced by the Act.

Brexit: IoT to the rescue?

15 Nov 2017
For retailers, speed and efficiency in supply chains are paramount. With the possibility of a "hard" or "no deal" Brexit, retailers must adapt to a new operating environment. The UK government is exploring the potential for highly streamlined technology-based procedures to preserve frictionless borders. The Internet of Things (IoT) could play an important role, but also comes with a range of legal implications.

Womble Bond Dickinson welcomes new apprentices in Plymouth

14 Nov 2017
Womble Bond Dickinson has welcomed another five apprentices who join the firm's Plymouth office. Joseph Williams, Abigail Mansell, Rebekah Putnam and Sophie Dumont join as Paralegal Apprentice and Chloe McGuinness as Legal Administration Apprentice. The apprentices will work across the firm's Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate and Dispute Resolution teams.