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Covid-19 current information

The SAL team is working to represent our members’ views and assist where needed, with the many devastating health, social, personal and economic effects of the current Covid-19 crisis. We are here to provide the most up to date information and guidance for our...

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Disposals reminder

From 6 April 2020 onwards UK residents disposing of UK residential property are required to report the disposal to HMRC on a capital gains tax (CGT) return and pay any tax due within 30 days of selling the property, writes David Morrison of EQ Property Taxperts....

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Scotland’s first wrongful termination order

Private residential landlords would be wise to take notice of Scotland’s first wrongful termination order. It establishes the fact that the law has teeth – and can bite. It is a ruling which underpins the fact that it could prove costly to evict tenants under...

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New 20 year housing strategy paper published

Following a public consultation and engagement with key stakeholder groups, the Scottish Government has published a paper setting out its strategy for housing policy over the next 20 years. The paper sets out the government’s vision for all tenures of housing; owner...

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Parliamentary affairs

Information about the Scottish Parliament, the UK Parliament and Scottish local government including how to contact your elected representatives.