The Scottish environment secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, has called upon Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), the government agency responsible for deer in Scotland, to make use of new powers under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the Act”).
In June last year, I posted a Blog regarding European Parliament proposals under draft anti-money laundering rules for public registries of trusts. (See http://www.murraybeith.co.uk/blog?id=15). The terms of the EU’s Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive were finally agreed at the end of 2014 and the good news is that these are much less far reaching than previous drafts of the Directive.
On Tuesday this week, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled on three test cases against engineering company AMEC, industrial services firm Hertel and maintenance company Bear Scotland. The long-awaited decision concerned whether overtime payments should be included in an employee’s holiday pay entitlements.