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Tis the season!

Tis the season!

22 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
The festive season is well and truly here and as the saying goes it is better to give than receive. Did you know that there are several categories of gifts that are exempt for tax purposes? As long as the gift remains within the given allowances, you can give away £3,000 worth of gifts each ... read more...
Aqeel excited to  be off to Australia with Team Scotland

Aqeel excited to be off to Australia with Team Scotland

21 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Flynn and Josh Taylor after he was named in Team Scotland for the Commonwealth Games in Australia in April. The 25-year-old, born in Dundee to a family of Pakistani origin and now living in Motherwell, also hopes to inspire Asian youngsters to get into sport as he goes into his second Games ... read more...
Rugby at Merchiston going from strength-to-strength

Rugby at Merchiston going from strength-to-strength

21 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Rugby at Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh is blooming – and the first XV have fine ambassadors as co-captains. This season Rufus McLean and Tyler Thomas, a back and a forward respectively, have been leading the Colinton Road school’s under-18s. And both have impressed, having been ... read more...
Data Protection and rogue employees – are you liable for any breach?

Data Protection and rogue employees – are you liable for any breach?

21 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Whilst we are all focussing on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and watching the Data Protection Bill work its way through Parliament, a recent case involving Wm Morrisons Supermarkets Plc adds to the overall sense of concern (Various Claimants v WM Morrison Supermarket Plc [2017] ... read more...
S’upping success

S’upping success

20 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
We’re delighted to have recently assisted an amazing company to take its business to the next level. Our friends at S’up Products Limited came up with a new spoon for people with shaky hands. They had two main goals when they started working on the product. First, it had to work! It had to make ... read more...
Gone are the days when a bundle of cash would be accepted…

Gone are the days when a bundle of cash would be accepted…

13 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
The top results returned by an internet search for “money laundering in Scotland” all direct you to Anti Money Laundering guidelines, warnings and research issued of the Law Society of Scotland. The first result? “Moldovan banks. In one case, it was alleged that 113 SLPs effectively ... read more...
After spending 7 years working as a relationship manager, I am pleased to say I am two months into my traineeship with Gilson Gray.

After spending 7 years working as a relationship manager, I am pleased to say I am two months into my traineeship with Gilson Gray.

5 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
After spending 7 years working as a relationship manager and laterally as a business analyst at an international bank, during which time I studied for my graduate LLB and postgraduate Diploma, I am pleased to say I am two months into my traineeship with Gilson Gray. Having spent time working ... read more...
No fault divorce

No fault divorce

4 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Over the last few weeks there have been calls from many fronts for an introduction of “no-fault” divorce law in England and Wales, and this has included the Times newspaper spear-heading a campaign (backed by prominent legal figures) for an overhaul of certain aspects of English and Welsh ... read more...
King v Sash Window Workshop Limited – The Judgement

King v Sash Window Workshop Limited – The Judgement

1 December, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
The European Court of Justice (“”ECJ”) yesterday published the Judgement of Advocate General Tanchev in the case King v Sash Window Workshop Limited (“SWW”). The case was referred to the ECJ by the Court of Appeal for a preliminary ruling having been heard by an Employment Tribunal and ... read more...
Rao relishing his chance with the full Scotland cricket squad

Rao relishing his chance with the full Scotland cricket squad

27 November, 2017 by Gilson Gray in Blog
Scotland’s best cricketers are in Dubai at the moment playing a number of fixtures and in the squad for the first time is young talent Mitchell Rao. The former Prestwick Academy pupil was the star of the show as Prestwick won the Western Premier Division and then the National Final against ... read more...