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14th February 2020
Succession planning is an important step for any farming family to take when looking to the future. However, there is often a sense of reluctance towards broaching the subject. There can be uncertainty around the process and many see it as a daunting task. However, this doesn’t need to be the case.
Members of farming families tend to have varying levels of involvement in the farm. Some family members may have put their heart and soul into the day to day running of the farm whereas others may not have been so hands on, or indeed involved at all. This can make it tricky to work out how to treat all of the family members fairly but in a way that isn’t going to affect the ongoing running of the business.
14th February 2020Succession planning is an important step for any farming family to take when looking to the future. However, there is often a sense of reluctance towards broaching
28th January 2020Graham Murray, Chartered Financial Planner and Partner at Wright Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, shares five top tips on how to get your finances in shape for 2020.
16th January 2020You’re an established family business, proud of what has been built, and optimistic about its future. Those two words ‘though’ and ‘its fut
16th January 2020Selling your business involves more than you might think and there are pitfalls for those who aren't prepared. Lack of preparation and unrealistic expectations can
6th January 2020An employment tribunal has ruled that ethical veganism should be protected under discrimination law. Mr Jordi Casamitjana, an ethical vegan claims he was discrimin
4th December 2019P-DfMA (Platform for Design for Manufacture and Assembly) is a relatively new initiative being pushed by Government to promote the use of off-site, pre-fabrication
28th November 2019As many companies gear up for their busiest time of year, employers are urged to make sure they are up to speed on seasonal workers’ rights. The festive seas
25th November 2019For a variety of reasons, break clauses have become increasingly common nowadays in leases of commercial property. A break clause will normally entitle either or b
13th November 2019In Finney v Welsh Ministers & Ors, the Appeal Court of England and Wales recently considered the validity of an application under section 73 of the Town and Cou
5th November 2019Until comparatively recently, very few of us had heard of Relationships at Work Policies. However, with the steep rise in sexual harassment claims and the emergence
1st November 2019Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP Private Client Partner Ian Macdonald has been re-elected as a STEP Council member. A STEP member since 1990, Ian has represent
31st October 2019Two solicitors from Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie's Inverness office have announced their retirements after over 88 combined years in the legal profession. Geor
25th October 2019Public Procurement policy and practice, when it comes to facilitating SME involvement, seems to be focused solely upon ensuring there are opportunities at a Sub-Con
1st October 2019Construction specialist solicitor Ross Taylor has joined Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP as Partner. Ross Taylor, who has headed up Taylor Law in Dunfermline
3rd September 2019WJM is delighted to welcome our new first year trainees to the company. Scott Paterson, Iona Whyte, Monika Koczwara, Marion MacDonald, Susannah Green and Han