News & Blog

Read the latest business news, blogs and thought leadership articles from our members, as well as updates on the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce's work in the city.

News & Blog
  • Blackadders Solicitor talks differences in Scottish & Islamic Inheritance Law

    Blackadders Solicitor talks differences in Scottish & Islamic Inheritance Law

    19th January 2018

    Blackadders Solicitor Samera Ali talks about the differences in Scottish & Islamic Inheritance Law in her first Vlog.

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  • Are Legal Standards for Minimum Energy Efficiency for Properties the same North & South of Hadrian’s Wall?
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    Are Legal Standards for Minimum Energy Efficiency for Properties the same North & South of Hadrian’s Wall?

    17th January 2018

    In England and Wales, regulations which are due to come into force on 1 April 2018 will potentially affect the ability to let out properties and the market value (and marketability) of those properties.

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  • The signs for the Edinburgh Property Market are looking good in 2018

    The signs for the Edinburgh Property Market are looking good in 2018

    15th January 2018

    Blackadders are delighted to announce a new display window within London Road, Edinburgh.

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  • Blackadders Nominated for Prestigious Award

    Blackadders Nominated for Prestigious Award

    11th January 2018

    Blackadders’ Employment Team has been nominated for the “Innovation in Practice Award” at the Scottish Legal Awards 2018.

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  • Is This The Winter Of Our Discontent – Property Matters
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    Is This The Winter Of Our Discontent – Property Matters

    9th January 2018

    I predict that 2018 will be a very interesting year for the property market. Before I give you my predictions for 2018 though, how did I get on with my predictions for 2017?

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  • 2018: New Year, New Will?
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    2018: New Year, New Will?

    3rd January 2018

    With the warmth of Christmas behind us and January now upon us, many of us will be setting aside the turkey sandwiches & mulled wine and thinking of resolutions for the year ahead.

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  • 5 Ways to Reduce your Inheritance Tax Bill this Christmas
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    5 Ways to Reduce your Inheritance Tax Bill this Christmas

    21st December 2017

    Christmas is a time for giving and there are several ways to make over cash or assets to someone as efficiently as possible when it comes to inheritance tax (IHT).

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  • Declare your views on receiving life-prolonging medical treatment before it’s too late
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    Declare your views on receiving life-prolonging medical treatment before it’s too late

    11th December 2017

    Living Wills are not yet legally binding in Scotland, however a recent case in England shows that medical staff are putting greater emphasis on respecting the wishes of patients.

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  • “You mean more to me than anything in the world and I need you to believe me…”
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    “You mean more to me than anything in the world and I need you to believe me…”

    1st December 2017

    It was announced yesterday that Prince Harry has become engaged to US actress and star of TV show Suits (Rachel Zane), Meghan Markle.

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  • Blackadders LLP #ELIYP Podcast – Season Two Finale

    Blackadders LLP #ELIYP Podcast – Season Two Finale

    1st December 2017

    Those Christmas parties are coming up and if you are an employer or manager you will definitely want to listen to this beforehand!

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