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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Autumn Series 2017 – Glasgow – Employment Law Update

Wednesday 6th September 2017 Blythswood Square 11 Blythswood Square Glasgow Timings 8.00am  Registration & Breakfast 8.30am  Presentation 9.30am  Questions 9.45am  Coffee & Networking 10.30am Close Content The seminar will look at the following issues: Employment status explained. What are the legal tests to establish employment law status? The difference between […]

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Autumn Series 2017 – Aberdeen – Employment Law Update

Tuesday 19th September 2017 Skene House Rosemount Suites 96 Rosemount Viaduct Aberdeen AB25 1NX Timings 12.00pm Registration & Lunch 12.30pm Presentation 1.30pm  Questions 1.45pm  Coffee & Networking 2.30pm  Close Content The seminar will look at the following issues: Employment status explained. What are the legal tests to establish employment law […]

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Autumn Series 2017 – Edinburgh – Employment Law Update

Wednesday 20th September 2017 Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor Grosvenor Street Haymarket Edinburgh EH12 5EF Timings 8.00am  Registration & Breakfast 8.30am  Presentation 9.30am  Questions 9.45am  Coffee & Networking 10.30am Close Content The seminar will look at the following issues: Employment status explained. What are the legal tests to establish employment law status? […]

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Legal Issues – Tribunal fees

The Supreme Court (SC) has found that the tribunal fees regime, introduced in 2013, is unlawful. The decision Unison, the trade union that brought the initial complaint against the regime, suffered a string of defeats in the lower courts, each of which held that the introduction of tribunal fees was […]

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Health & Safety – Company fined following lathe accident

An engineering company based in Wakefield have been fined £5,000 with £2,763.40 costs following a worker injuring their hand on a lathe. Hallamshire Engineering Service Ltd offer design, engineering, manufacturing and development capability and specialise in conveyor pulleys, hard facing & design wear control, clay preparation, bulk material and drilling […]

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Ask the Expert – The Taylor Review

Matthew Taylor and his team have finally published their review of working practices in the UK. As well as commenting on many aspects of employment (and self-employment) law and practice, the review makes recommendations as to how those aspects could be, in his team’s opinion, improved. This update summarises the […]

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Legal Issues – Redundancy and discrimination

Making employees redundant is a difficult process for the employees concerned, and can be a challenging one for employers. In many cases the main risk to the employer will be a claim, or several claims, of unfair dismissal. However, employers must also keep in mind the potential for discrimination issues […]

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