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Scottish Guidance on House Moves…and other positive news

Following upon the First Ministers announcement of Tuesday 22nd September 2020 regarding restrictions being further tightened as a result of a recent surge in Covid 19 cases, clarification on “house moves” has now been issued by the Scottish Government. Read more

Why it pays to stick to the redundancy consultation requirements

It is clear that the current Coronavirus pandemic is having the biggest impact on employment since the Oil and Gas downturn in 2007. As a result of these ever-changing times, and while facing the potential of mass redundancies, it may be tempting to gloss over consultation requirements. Read more

Going it alone in 2020?

Have you made a career decision during lockdown to go it alone in 2020? Read more

Filing Requirements – Temporary Modifications

The Companies etc. (Filing Requirements) (Temporary Modifications) Regulations 2020 came into force on 27 June 2020.  These Regulations introduce measures which allow businesses more time to deal with company administration matters meaning they can focus on the operation of their business. Read more

What can we expect to happen next?

Whilst we are delighted to report that our Cults and Aboyne branch office staff are now able to carry out viewings and market appraisals in person, and whilst viewing enquiries have already surpassed this time last year, this is not a return to “normality” by any means. Read more

Mackinnons welcome the re-opening of the housing market

As lockdown restrictions finally are eased, we are delighted to see the re-opening of the Scottish housing market. Read more

“What Next for the Scottish Housing Market?”

We now have a published Scottish Route Map the way ahead and, hopefully, out of the Coronavirus Pandemic for many, in the week to come, this will finally provide a welcome removal of some of the practical restraints of moving house but – for a multitude of reasons – this... Read more

Some Assistance for House Sellers/Buyers on the Horizon?

This week (week commencing 18th May) it is hoped that emergency legislation may be passed by the Scottish Government to assist house sellers who have been affected by Covid-19.  The Corona Virus (No. 2) (Scotland) Bill includes provision whereby an individual who has purchased a new main residence between 24th... Read more

Are your annual accounts due to be filed?

If your annual company accounts are due to be filed and you are having difficulty finalising these during this time, you can apply to Companies House for a 3 month extension.  If you cite difficulties due to the coronavirus outbreak, the extension will be granted automatically and immediately.  Note however... Read more

COVID-19 impact on English and Scottish Personal Injury Claims

Coronavirus outbreak has already shown its great impact on the legal sector. Law firms specialising in personal injury claims are facing unprecedented challenges due to the wide spread of Covid-19. Read more
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Scottish Guidance on House Moves…and other positive news

Following upon the First Ministers announcement of Tuesday 22nd September 2020 regarding restrictions being further tightened as a result of a recent surge in Covid 19 cases, clarification on “house moves” has now been issued by the Scottish Government.

Read More
Going it alone in 2020?

Have you made a career decision during lockdown to go it alone in 2020? Perhaps you have had time to reflect whilst on furlough; unfortunately you have been made redundant; or perhaps you have continued to work either in the office or remotely but have decided it is time to follow your dream and establish your own business.

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