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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Legal Issues – Holiday Pay Uncertainty to Continue

The uncertainty surrounding holiday pay looks set to continue for some time yet as the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) issued its long-awaited decision in Lock v British Gas on 22nd February 2016. The EAT has rejected the appeal made by British Gas against the Employment Tribunal decision that employers are […]

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Tribunal Tale – A situation Where Reasonableness is Not Implied

Can an employee who has been temporarily laid off resign and claim constructive dismissal on the basis that the length of the lay-off has been unreasonable? No, according to a recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). Providing it is permissible in terms of the relevant employment contract, an […]

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Legal Issues – Gender Pay Reporting

Gap Analysis 12 February 2016 was the day the government published its draft regulations on gender pay gap reporting. Consultation on the draft regulations will continue until 11 March. All going to plan, these will come into force on 1 October this year. What does this mean for employers? The […]

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HR Issues – The Long Siesta – Out of Sight, Out of Mind

After the exposé in the press at the end of last year about the Italian council workers in the Riviera who were caught under surveillance clocking-in to work in their underwear then heading to the beach or back to bed, another story has recently hit the news. Mr Garcia, a retired […]

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Spring Series – Aberdeen Lunch Seminar – 21 April 2016

Thursday 21 April 2016 Skene House  Rosemount Suites 96 Rosemount Viaduct Aberdeen AB25 1NX 12.00pm Registration & Lunch 12.30pm Presentation 1.30pm   Questions 1.45pm   Coffee & Networking 2.30pm   Close The seminar will look at the following issues:- Performance management – how to get it right. What do we […]

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Spring Series – Glasgow Breakfast Seminar – 17 March 2016

Thursday 17 March 2016 Blythswood Square 11 Blythswood Square Glasgow 8.00am   Registration & Breakfast 8.30am   Presentation 9.30am   Questions 9.45am   Coffee & Networking 10.30am Close The seminar will look at the following issues:- Performance management – how to get it right. What do we mean by poor […]

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Spring Series – Edinburgh Breakfast Seminar – 15 March 2016

Tuesday 15 March 2016 Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor Grosvenor Street Haymarket Edinburgh EH12 5EF Please note our seminar will take place at the Hilton on the western side of Grosvenor Street. 8.00am   Registration & Breakfast 8.30am   Presentation 9.30am   Questions 9.45am   Coffee & Networking 10.30am Close The seminar […]

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