Navigator News – Pensions Auto-Enrolment

The arrival of pension auto-enrolment obligations is imminent. The largest employers are obliged to enrol workers and pay pension contributions from October this year with staging dates for smaller employers ranging from 2012 onwards. The regime is designed to get the workforce saving for their own retirement but it will be […]

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Breakfast Seminar – Employment Law Update, Thursday 29th March

The Bonham Hotel, 35 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh 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:- Service provision changes – when does the TUPE legislation apply? Pensions auto-enrolment – what are the implications for your […]

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News – Full Steam Ahead for Navigator Employment Law

Navigator Employment Law, the VIALEX subsidiary which was launched recently, has augmented its delivery team with several important hires. Gareth McKnight, MD of Navigator, comments: “Our goal from the outset has been to offer the market something fresh and markedly different. “The advice we provide our clients extends beyond that […]

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Navigator News – When Winter Bites Hard

When an employee is unable to make it into work because of snow or other inclement weather, what are the implications for businesses in terms of payment and how can they minimise the disruptive impact nonattendance can cause? Strictly speaking, employers will not need to pay employees for days on […]

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Legal Issues – Increase in Tribunal Award Limits

From 1 February 2012, the maximum limit on a week’s pay for the purposes of certain Tribunal awards (including statutory redundancy pay) increases from £400 to £430. In addition, the cap on compensatory awards made in unfair dismissal claims will increase from £68,400 to £72,300 for dismissals which take place […]

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Tribunal Tales – Miss Rusty Saved by the Bell

Miss Rustamova (or Miss Rusty as she was known) was a teacher at a school in Yorkshire with a number of troubled youngsters. As part of her job, she was responsible for endeavouring to ensure these youngsters finished school either with some academic achievement or at least some personal development. […]

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Navigator News – Stress Management

Stress has, for the first time, taken over from back pain as the chief cause of long-term absence (source: CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Survey October 2011). Exacerbating the issue appears to be the current economic climate, where people are facing sustained pressure, change and uncertainty at work. Unlike other illnesses, stress can […]

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MD Appointed at Navigator Employment Law

VIALEX, the innovative legal services company established in early 2010, is delighted to announce the appointment of Gareth McKnight as Managing Director of their newly launched subsidiary, Navigator Employment Law. Gareth has an impressive career spanning 20 years in the legal services sector, including 6 years with the pioneers of […]

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Client Testimonial – BD Network Ltd

“We have been clients of VIALEX for over 18 months and when they described Navigator, their innovative employment law and HR service, we were keen to be involved. We have found Navigator to be highly responsive, and they have always delivered on time. What we need is sound practical advice, […]

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31st October 2011