New regulations are being introduced to make it easier for directors to suppress their home address on Companies House records. At the moment, directors whose home address appears on Companies House’s public records can apply for the address to be suppressed. But they have to show a serious risk of violence or intimidation as a… Read more »


We’re delighted that BResourceFull Workbox won the award for ‘Best Implementation of Systems or Technology’ at the Managing Partners’ Forum Awards in London last week. Commenting on the award, Tony Hadden, Partner and Head of Employment, said: We are thrilled to receive this award and to have our work recognised by our peers. I would… Read more »

Public Law

The Scottish Government is seeking to pass the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill (the “Continuity Bill”) in the Scottish Parliament as emergency legislation. The accelerated timetable, when compared to the much more extensive process being used for the EU Withdrawal Bill (“Withdrawal Bill”) in the UK Parliament, may (at least in part) be intended… Read more »


From 6 April 2018 all payments in lieu of notice will be taxable, whether contractual or non-contractual. Income tax and class 1 national insurance contributions will be due on the amount of basic pay that an employee would have received if they had worked their notice in full. What are the current tax rules on payments… Read more »

Family Law

It’s International Women’s day!  The colour to celebrate today is purple.  Surprisingly International Women’s Day started as far back as 1908.  In some countries it is a national holiday and is celebrated as an equivalent to mother’s day. Perhaps today’s International Women’s Day is the most relevant one yet following the seismic Times Up campaign… Read more »


I left school aged 18 and joined Brodies in June 2016, on a business and admin apprenticeship through You Train, one of Brodies’ training partners. I was placed in the Debt and Asset recovery team in the Glasgow office where I carried out daily tasks such as raising court actions and preparing service of court… Read more »

Family Law

This week the government has published a report on how it makes decisions about which vaccines to fund. For a long time, charities and campaigners have been lobbying for this report to be published. It also follows calls for greater transparency about why a vaccine to protect children against Meningitis B was not made more… Read more »


The interpretation of planning policy is a key issue in the determination of planning applications. The meaning of “fully addressed” might seem straightforward, but it ended up being debated in the English Court of Appeal. Ministerial Statement In June 2015 a written ministerial statement was made by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government… Read more »