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23 August 2012James & George Collie
The Long Leases (Scotland) Act received Royal Assent on 7 August 2012. The Act will on the “Appointed Day” (the first Martinmas (28th November) falling…

23 August 2012James & George Collie
One of the more unpleasant aspects of any house purchase is paying Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”). It is usually far and away the biggest…

23 August 2012James & George Collie
In a recent landmark decision by five Justices of the Supreme Court, some clarity has been brought to the issue of cohabitee’s rights. Whilst it…

28 June 2012James & George Collie
It is now less than 6 months to go until the “Green Deal” launch which is set to revolutionise the energy efficiency of all UK…

25 June 2012James & George Collie
A tenancy deposit scheme is a scheme - approved by the Scottish Government - provided and operated by an independent third party to hold and…

25 June 2012James & George Collie
A matter which is becoming increasingly prevalent, particularly in the North East of Scotland which houses a fairly transient population, is the situation whereby after…

25 June 2012James & George Collie
This measure is coming although the start date is not yet known. Janet Hood considers the implications for customers and retailers.Janet was having a chat…

23 April 2012James & George Collie
IntroductionAs most of the Top Gear fans amongst you will know if you accumulate 12 points or more on your driving licence you can be…

23 April 2012James & George Collie
When is a garage not a garage? A garage is described as ‘a building or shed for housing a motor vehicle’. So, what is a…