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Tribunal Tale – Brazel v Harpur Trust

Background The topic of holiday pay has been repeatedly rearing its head in the Employment Tribunal (ET) for the last few years. While the rules on overtime and commission and their relation to the calculation of holiday pay are reasonably settled, there are other holiday issues still causing consternation for […]

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*NEW* Navigator’s ‘How To’ – Encourage positive performance and handle difficult conversations

How to Encourage Positive Performance and Handle Difficult Conversations Wednesday 25th April 2018 Navigator Employment Law Limited Floor 3 1 – 4 Atholl Crescent Edinburgh EH3 8HA What will it cover? It can be challenging to establish a positive performance culture within an organisation. This “how to” course will take […]

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Health & Safety – Level 2 Award Health & Safety at Work

Level 2 Award Health and Safety in the Workplace Wednesday 18 April 2018 Navigator Employment Law Limited Floor 3 1 – 4 Atholl Crescent Edinburgh EH3 8HA Examines health and safety from a supervisory perspective Training providers have identified a growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business […]

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Spring Series 2018 – Stirling – Employment Law Update

Tuesday 24th April 2018   Stirling Court Hotel  University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA 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: Changing terms and conditions. Flexibility clauses and when they can be used. […]

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Spring Series 2018 – Employment Law Updates

For our Spring Series of events this year we will be looking at the topic of changing terms and conditions, discussing flexibility clauses and when they can be used, how to implement changes where no contractual authorisation exists and recommending procedures and top tips. As always we will round off […]

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HR Issues – Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus but are they being paid the same?

With the gender pay gap reporting deadline of 5th April (the end of March for public sector organisations) looming we are also seeing an escalation of high profile equal pay cases hit the media. In the case of the BBC, matters were brought to light when reporter Carrie Gracie resigned […]

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Navigator 3C’s Workshop – Preparing for the GDPR

Preparing for the GDPR Dates Friday 16th March – Edinburgh Friday 23rd March – Glasgow Wednesday 28th March – Stirling Workshop & Action Plan Our compliance workshops will provide delegates with a clear detailed picture of the legislation and how it can be applied in a practical way. Delegates will […]

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Legal Issues – Employer’s knowledge of disability

Background In many cases of disability discrimination, the employer has a potential defence to the claim(s) if it can show that it didn’t know, and couldn’t reasonably have been expected to know, that the employee was disabled. This is not a universal defence, and in practice applies only to claims […]

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Health & Safety – Hotel fined following fall from height

In July 2015, Royal Air Force officer Sergeant Chris James had been at the White Lion hotel in Worcestershire attending a wedding reception. In the early hours of the morning he was found on the pavement outside the hotel following a 20ft fall from a window. Sergeant James was pronounced […]

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Ask the Expert – Sending employees home sick

Question: “We operate in a safety-critical manufacturing environment. Our employees are required to operate heavy machinery, and if they are unable to do so there is significant risk to the production process. An employee of ours was recently in an accident outside of work but is still coming to work. […]

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7th February 2018