Laura Morrison is a managing practice development lawyer in the People, Reward and Mobility practice at Dentons UK and Middle East LLP, based in Scotland.

Best practice for ‘firing and rehiring’

Legal expert Laura Morrison, from Dentons UK and Middle East LLP, based in Scotland, explains why employers should check out the Draft Code on 'firing and rehiring'.
Harriet Gray

Business benefits of ethnic diversity

Why Anti-Racist Employment Strategy is a good move: by Harriet Gray, an Employment Associate and works in the People, Reward and Mobility team at Dentons UK and Middle East LLP, based in Scotland.
Nisa colleague outside store pointing at sign

Nisa’s £6m price help for c-stores

Nisa has announced a £6 million investment into the wholesale price of more than 1000 branded products as part of its bid to support its retailers.
Lomond director Barbara Henderson

Lomond seizes chance to grow

Innovative wholesaler Lomond has unveiled ambitious plans for growth. The proposals include a major building project at the main warehouse, expansion of the Cake handmade sweet-treats business, its biggest and best trade show to date and a continued sustainability drive.
Daniel Johnson MSP worked to bring the bill into power in Scotland in 2021.

Acting to stop the abusive criminals

Retail crime remains a blight across the industry, leaving store owners and their colleagues constantly at risk from abusive customers.
woman shopping

A step for DRS prep

Up to 60 jobs are set to be created in Aberdeen by waste management firm Biffa in preparation for the deposit return scheme.
Snappy Shopper delivery man walking out of a convenience store

Delivering solutions that help everyone

Retailers, their customers, and the communities they serve can all benefit from the technology offered by Snappy Shopper.
person reading for petrol pump

Getting a grip on illnesses

Drivers are being urged to wear gloves when refuelling to avoid getting – or passing on – flu, Covid and other serious illnesses found on forecourt pump handles.
Shell forecourt

Plugging into the potential

Retailers across Scotland are being encouraged to fit multiple new electric vehicle charge points to their forecourts and premises to meet the rising numbers of customers now driving EVs.
Michael O’Loughlin

O’Loughlin signed up by Forum

Forum Insurance has appointed channel expert Michael O’Loughlin to the new position of non-executive director of retail.
Dentons Counsel Sarah Jackman

Better family leave policies can win over employees

Employment law specialist Sarah Jackman discusses how better family leave policies including gender neutral polices, fertility leave and childcare support can attract and retain employees.
exterior of asda livingston service station

CMA Investigation into Asda stores begins

The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has begun its initial investigations into Asda’s purchase of 132 retail sites from the Co-op.
petrol forecourt

Travelling in the right direction

Bosses at the Petrol Retailers Association have outlined key trends for forecourt operators in 2023, as well as highlighting the benefits of membership.
Tom Fender managing director of TWC

TWC launches new digital platform for retail insights

TWC Group is launching SmartView Convenience, a convenience market read to help organisations understand retail trends and sector performance.

System to crack down on crime

Retail crime plagues store owners across the entire UK and as the cost-of-living crisis continues, more retailers will find themselves under pressure.
Interior of Spar Crosshouse

Wholesalers explain symbol benefits for retailers

New year, new fascia: Symbol groups are ready to support retailers through cost-of-living crisis.