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Driving the Green Recovery

Driving the Green Recovery

29th October 2020

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the economy. Sectors which have been a bedrock of the Scottish and British economy have been damaged and some changed forever. However, there are some areas which remain relatively unharmed and which may help to lead recovery from the now confirmed recession.

Renewables is one of these sectors. Whilst politicians herald a green recovery, on the ground the pandemic has seen developers adapting to remote working and new ways of communication, but their desire to progress their projects has continued largely unabated. Alongside that, investor appetite in the Scottish onshore wind market remains strong despite the pandemic, continued political uncertainty from Brexit and renewed support for Scottish independence.

Driving the Green Recovery

Driving the Green Recovery

29th October 2020

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the economy. Sectors which have been a bedrock of the Scottish and British economy have been damaged and some changed forever.
Changes to the Job Support Scheme

Changes to the Job Support Scheme

28th October 2020

On 22 October 2020, The government published a Policy Paper which provides additional details in relation to the Job Support Scheme (“the Scheme”), whic
Expenses in the LCIA: Considerations and Traps for the Unwary

Expenses in the LCIA: Considerations and Traps for the Unwary

16th October 2020

Article 28 of the London Court of International Arbitration 2014 Rules sets out the rules the Tribunal will follow when awarding costs. The main principle is the ge
The UK’s new immigration System 2021 – what employers need to know

The UK’s new immigration System 2021 – what employers need to know

14th October 2020

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 and, under the UK-EU withdrawal agreement, the Brexit transition period in place will end on 31 December 2020. However, come 1
Employment Briefing - September Update

Employment Briefing - September Update

14th October 2020

Welcome to September's Employment news briefing, providing a summary of some of the recent employment judgements. If you have any questions about any of the topics
Expansion of the Job Support Scheme

Expansion of the Job Support Scheme

12th October 2020

The Chancellor of The Exchequer announced on 9 October 2020 that the Job Support Scheme (see our briefing note published on 24 September 2020 https://www.wjm.co.uk/
Flexibility is the future for city centre offices

Flexibility is the future for city centre offices

9th October 2020

Office-based working seems like a distant memory for many of us, and as the Government continues to encourage ‘non-essential’ office workers to work fro
Scottish business leaders make case for mediation

Scottish business leaders make case for mediation

2nd October 2020

A group of twelve Scottish businesses leaders, organisations and professional advisers have joined forces to campaign for greater use of mediation in dispute resolu
Covid-19 Corporate Update: CIGA 2020 and Virtual AGMs

Covid-19 Corporate Update: CIGA 2020 and Virtual AGMs

2nd October 2020

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Extension of the Relevant Period) Regulations 2020 came into force on 29 September 2020. The Regula
Driving the Green Recovery

Driving the Green Recovery

29th September 2020

SAVE THE DATE! Our annual onshore wind seminar is going virtual this year! Thursday 19th November, 2020 2.30pm - 6pm Full event details to follow Book your fre
The Job Support Scheme

The Job Support Scheme

24th September 2020

On 24th September 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer unveiled the latest range of measures to support businesses, employees and the self employed through the win
How renewables can repower our economy post-Covid-19

How renewables can repower our economy post-Covid-19

24th September 2020

Andy McFarlane, Head of Renewables, discusses the current state of play of the renewables industry in Scotland, including the opportunities, challenges and the way
WJM Renews Sponsorship of Ross County U14s

WJM Renews Sponsorship of Ross County U14s

17th September 2020

We are delighted to announce the continuation of our sponsorship of the Ross County U14 team.  We are looking forward to seeing the team in our branded tops a
Government support and legitimate expectation

Government support and legitimate expectation

15th September 2020

Various forms of grant assistance have been made available to businesses from government throughout the pandemic to help with enforced closures. Some are more gener
LIAM ENTWISTLE TAKES HELM AS WJM CHAIRMAN

LIAM ENTWISTLE TAKES HELM AS WJM CHAIRMAN

11th September 2020

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has appointed Liam Entwistle as its new Chairman. He has worked with the firm for 19 years and has previously served as Chief