For Scottish solicitors representing insurers in credit hire claims, it can be difficult explaining to clients south of the border the current landscape in Scotland when it comes to credit hire. Despite a significant credit hire market existing north of the border, credit hire litigation in Scotland has produced very little by way of useful authority on the big issues.
Yesterday the Chancellor delivered his Summer 2020 economic update (or mini-budget) setting out various measures to assist with stimulating the economy following Covid-19. The headline issue, from an employment law perspective, is the creation of a coronavirus job retention bonus. There are, however, some additional employment funding initiatives which were also announced.