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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Spring Series 2017 – Employment Law Updates

For our spring series of seminars this year, we will be looking at the topic of Equality and Discrimination, discussing the different types of discrimination, disability discrimination in focus and equal pay. As always, we will round off the sessions with employment legislation and case law update. Further details can […]

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Client Testimonial – Independent Living Fund Scotland

  “Since our establishment in July 2015, Independent Living Fund Scotland (ILF Scotland) has worked with Navigator. This has included the following: auditing and developing a full range of HR policies and procedures; helping formulate our approach to organisational development and performance management; job evaluation; auditing and advising us on […]

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Legal Issues – National minimum wage increases

Prior to the introduction of the new National Living Wage (NLW) in April 2016, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) increased on 1 October each year. The NMW will now increase each April, and from 1 April 2017 the new rates will be as follows: The NLW, for those aged 25 […]

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Tribunal Tale – A failure to act can amount to gross misconduct

The Court of Appeal (CA) has upheld a finding that an employee’s summary dismissal (i.e. without notice) following a finding of gross negligence was lawful as it amounted to gross misconduct. In most instances, a finding of gross misconduct is made in relation to a particular act committed by the […]

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