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11/11/14 – Gilson Gray in the driving seat

11/11/14 – Gilson Gray in the driving seat

11 November, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Gilson Gray are proud to reveal the branded taxis carrying our logo.  We have been very impressed by City Cabs who have provided an excellent service. read more...
10/11/14 – What are these overtime cases all about?

10/11/14 – What are these overtime cases all about?

10 November, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Following from the relatively recent European case (Lock –v- British Gas Trading) that confirmed that holiday pay should include any commission,  there was a tribunal decision in September stating that holiday pay should include overtime.  Now employers have been dealt a further blow with the ... read more...
24/10/14 – The legal landscape is changing

24/10/14 – The legal landscape is changing

24 October, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Associates and Partner level candidates The legal landscape is changing! Tired of your traditional law firm?  Feeling under valued and bored?  So were we………that’s why we formed Gilson Gray, the largest new start full service law firm in Scottish history. Since launch we have continued to grow ... read more...
23/10/14 – Gilson Gray appoint Trainee Solicitors for September 2015

23/10/14 – Gilson Gray appoint Trainee Solicitors for September 2015

23 October, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
The Firm is delighted to announce that we have appointed trainees starting in 2015.  As a Firm, we believe it is essential to invest in talent and to encourage dynamic, intelligent and fun people to join our business.  We are delighted with the group we have selected and very much look forward ... read more...
09/10/14 – Matthew Gray’s comments on the proposed reforms to stamp duty in the Scottish Budget

09/10/14 – Matthew Gray’s comments on the proposed reforms to stamp duty in the Scottish Budget

9 October, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Matthew Gray is Managing Director of Property Services at Gilson Gray LLP and the NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents) Scottish Representative, comments on the proposed reforms to stamp duty tax announced in the Scottish Budget today: The proposed changes to reform stamp duty tax and ... read more...
04/09/14 – My two weeks with Gilson Gray

04/09/14 – My two weeks with Gilson Gray

4 September, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
I thoroughly enjoyed my two-week summer placement at Gilson Gray. From the moment I arrived at the Edinburgh office, we were welcomed by a friendly, approachable team. I quickly realised that everybody had incredible drive and ambition to create a successful business through coordination of ... read more...
04/09/14 – How flexible do you need to be?

04/09/14 – How flexible do you need to be?

4 September, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
From 30th June 2014 all employees are now entitled to request flexible working under the Employment Rights Act 1996. Prior to June 2014 the right applied only to the parents of children under seventeen or eighteen, provided the employee cared for a disabled child or had caring responsibilities ... read more...
04/09/14 – Wonga’s attempt at re-branding.. Should come as no surprise.

04/09/14 – Wonga’s attempt at re-branding.. Should come as no surprise.

4 September, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Wonga, the controversial payday lender, is planning a thorough relaunch of its image. Andy Haste, its new Chairman, has pulled the plug on its popular “string puppets” television adverts within his first month in charge amid plans to re-invent the company as an “accepted and respected” ... read more...
21/08/14 – Is this the Last of the Clyde Shipbuilders?

21/08/14 – Is this the Last of the Clyde Shipbuilders?

21 August, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
The most recent high profile administration appointment happened just two days ago (Tuesday 19th August). The appointment was in relation to the Fergusons Shipbuilding Company based on the River Clyde.  The business is the last of the Clyde Shipbuilders and the appointment is not only a real ... read more...
21/08/14 – Anyone who pays their employees commission – take note!

21/08/14 – Anyone who pays their employees commission – take note!

21 August, 2014 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Unite the Union are apparently using a recent European decision as an opportunity to drum up new membership by offering to progress claims for holiday pay for those employees who earn commission, or work overtime.  The position had always been that holiday pay is calculated with reference to ... read more...