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Glasgow Breakfast Seminar, Tuesday 19th March 2013

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 stripped bare – employee, worker or self-employed? • Health and Safety – early impact of the HSE Fees for […]

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HR Issues – Resignations and Retirement

The recent Papal resignation has highlighted 2 relevant areas for businesses. Firstly, the pressure that a sudden and senior resignation can have upon an organisation and secondly, the issues employees face in trying to balance their desire or need to work into their 70′s and 80′s with the competing issues […]

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Ask the Expert – Referencing Employees

I have just employed an employee and have now received references for him. The references do not really say very much other than giving employment dates. However, I’ve been hearing some disturbing things about this new employee, including the fact he was interviewed by the police in connection with a […]

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Client Testimonial – Marlow Food Limited

“We reviewed our legal services needs at the beginning of 2012. We had previously been part of a major UK foods group where we had access to a sizeable in-house legal team. This changed after our buyout in 2011, when we were faced with the challenge of how best to […]

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Client Testimonial – Merchiston Castle School

“When considering the School’s on-going requirements in the complex area of employment law I was keen to find a partner who could provide timely and practical advice but who also understood the independent school sector. In practice they have delivered exactly what was needed and combined with their seminars aimed […]

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Legal Issues – Where Religious Commitment Meets Work Requirements

You will no doubt have read recently that the European Court of Human Rights (“the ECtHR”) has ruled on four conjoined cases where employees were appealing against the dismissal of their claims in the UK courts that they were discriminated against on grounds of their religious belief. One of the […]

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Important Business Seminar Affecting All Employees

Navigator Employment Law, Innovate Financial Services and Haines Watts will be co-hosting a seminar which will outline the major changes that are coming into place. PAYE Real Time Information (RTI) – Being introduced by the HRMC in April 2013 and is mandatory for all employers. Therefore employers must consider whether they […]

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Tribunal Tales – Redundancy and Maternity Leave

A recent case has confirmed that it is not impossible to dismiss employees who are on or returning from maternity leave. The employee in question was a part-time sales and marketing manager. Around the time she was due to return to work from maternity leave, her employer called her to […]

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Legal Issues – Totting Up Warnings for Misconduct, and Collective Redundancy Consultation

It is a question I am often asked. How can an employer deal with an employee who is already on a warning for misconduct and who goes on to commit another (but different) act of misconduct. Can the employer tot up the warnings and dismiss, or does the fact the […]

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Client Testimonial – Lomond School

“We reviewed our provisioning of legal services for Human Resource Management and Employment Law at the beginning of 2012. Our existing service was not personalised in any way and the advisers provided a onesize fits all service with no real knowledge of the school and its ethos and aspirations. Navigator […]

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20th December 2012