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December 2014

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    News From Scotland

    As the Scots Prepare to usher in a New Year, there has been a review of three areas of Law which can affect not just those living in Scotland but people born there and people with assets there.

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    Legal Services For Fe Colleges

    Further Education Colleges are facing a changing and challenging environment. Hewitsons’ Charities & Education Group advises Colleges on a wide range of matters.

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    2014 Autumn Statement - Changes To Trusts


    Relevant Property Trusts are also known as Discretionary Trusts or Family Trusts.

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    Leaving A Bad Review: Don’t Trip Up

    Before the advent of the internet, hotel guests could comment on their stay in a visitors’ book which had limited readership, and a hotel proprietor could simply tear out the page if a comment was unflattering. Nowadays, hotel guests can leave reviews electronically through a number of mediums, reaching a far wider readership, and creating a permanent footprint (subject to Take Down procedures).

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    Autumn Statement 2014

    The Autumn Statement has introduced a number of changes affecting individuals’ tax affairs and Inheritance Tax and key points are summarised below.