bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

  • "really fights your corner..."
    "really fights your corner..." Chambers UK
  • "Consistently high-quality work and client-friendly approach."
    "Consistently high-quality work and client-friendly approach." Chambers UK

Search Blogs

BTO produces blogs on a regular basis.  Please search for the topics of interest to you.

405 articles found.

Page 1 of 81

Risky Business

23 March 2018

Paul Motion considers the Information Commissioner’s new draft guidance on Data Protection Impact Assessments, issued on 22 March 2018.

EU Trade Marks and Brexit

22 March 2018

Like many aspects of Brexit, the future remains uncertain. Commercial common sense dictates that in the world of intellectual property, like many other areas, agreement will need to be reached between the UK and EU which preserves the ability to trade and conduct commercial relations on a continuing basis. However, in the absence of agreement with Brussels, there are no guarantees.

Bumping and unfair dismissal…

22 March 2018

Bumping, or transferred redundancy, is where the employer decides to retain the person whose role is redundant by deploying them into another role and dismiss the displaced post holder of the other role. The dismissal of that person is by reason of redundancy.

Civil Liability Bill

22 March 2018

The Civil Liability Bill was introduced into the House of Lords on 21 March 2018. The aim of the Bill is to make changes to the way in which personal injuries claims are assessed in England and Wales. The Bill proposes far-reaching reforms designed to help reduce the volume and cost of lower value whiplash claims, while also introducing measures to modernise the manner in which the discount rate is set.

Holiday pay for casual workers – Help?!

19 March 2018

Most employers know that for workers whose hours of work are fixed calculating holiday pay is relatively straightforward – a week’s holiday attracts a week’s pay. Bear in mind entitlement to holidays is afforded to the wider subset of individuals who are considered “workers” (and not just “employees”).

“The level of service has always been excellent, with properly experienced solicitors dealing with appropriate cases" Legal 500

Contact BTO


  • 48 St. Vincent Street
  • Glasgow
  • G2 5HS
  • T:+44 (0)141 221 8012
  • F:+44 (0)141 221 7803


  • One Edinburgh Quay
  • Edinburgh
  • EH3 9QG
  • T:+44 (0)131 222 2939
  • F:+44 (0)131 222 2949