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Registers of Scotland introduce new procedure to allow purchase/sale of land in Scotland

On 24 March the Registers of Scotland shut their doors, and stopped accepting application for registration. This meant that it was not possible to buy or sell land in Scotland. Earlier this month emergency legislation allowed advance notices to give some temporary protection, and allowed the Registers to introduce new procedures allowing electronic submissions of […]

Agreement to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme clarified

On 15 April the Treasury issued a Direction to HMRC under powers conferred by the Coronavirus Act 2020, setting out the legal framework for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”).  Whilst it was hoped that the Direction would provide more clarity on the operation of CJRS, unhelpfully there are some inconsistencies between the Direction and […]