EMPLOYMENT LAW BLOG: Understanding latest Covid-19 Employment Measures BACKGROUND On 17 March 2020, Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced a package of £330bn in loan guarantees...

Online Travel Agents are using technical loopholes to strip hoteliers, self-catering businesses and bed & breakfast providers of vital cash during the current crisis, claim tourist businesses on...

Comhairle Leader Roddie Mackay has spoken about the ongoing work being carried out by the Comhairle and other agencies across the Western Isles in response to the COVID-19 crisis. “I am full of...

​NHS Western Isles is reassuring patients needing to travel for essential hospital appointments on the mainland that every effort will be made to ensure they can attend appointments as...

The roll-out of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to frontline officers in local policing divisions across Scotland is expected to get under way next week. The team coordinating the Police...

The forlorn queue of normally chatty Stornowegians standing two metres apart in a long winding windswept queue told the story.  Bustling Stornoway was no more. Lockdown was almost entire, paper...