Trench safety

Excavation is an important element of most, if not all, construction projects; from installing utilities to removing old foundations and laying new ones, digging trenches and pits is a task that can’t really be avoided. But there are methods that can be used to ensure that excavations can be carried out in a way that […]

Private Residential Tenancies

If you’re a private landlord, you’ll be aware that at present, most private tenancies in Scotland are either short assured or assured tenancies. However, under the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016, as of 1st December 2017, all new private tenancies will follow the new Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) model. On 25th October 2017, the […]

Employment Tribunal Fees Refund

Back in July, we wrote about the historic Supreme Court decision to scrap employment tribunal fees. This decision is expected to raise the number of employment claims and recently the Government has started the first stage of refund issuing. Whilst the first round is limited to 1000 people contacted by the Court and Tribunal Service […]

How to deal with a Subject Access Request

Under Section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998, employees have the right to ask their employer for details of any personal data held on them and the reason why that information is being held. This is known as a Subject Access Request (SAR). The employee also has the right to be provided with hard […]

rradar scoops up Law Society Excellence Awards

rradar is proud to announce that it has won the Law Society Award for Excellence in Client Service and has been Highly Commended for Excellence in Business Development. The awards, organised by the independent professional body for solicitors in England and Wales, recognise the achievements of law firms in a number of different areas.  Trophies […]