Navigator News – Arrivederci

I am writing to let you know that Wendy Meiklejohn will soon be leaving Navigator to spend more time with her family. Before anyone recognises that line as something which normally precedes a politicians early retirement for questionable reasons, I should state that...

Autumn Series 2017 – Employment Law Updates

For our autumn series of seminars this year we will be looking at the topic of employment status, discussing the legal tests to establish employment status; the difference between employees, workers and self-employed people; specific examples by reference to case law;...

Legal Issues – Suspension

The question of whether to suspend an employee suspected of wrongdoing is a common one, but it can be difficult to know if doing so is the right decision. This update reviews the topic of suspension and highlights some issues that employers can consider when faced...

Health & Safety – Construction site death

In January 2015 John Philbin, 83, died on the construction site of the Chapel Level residential development after falling into a flooded excavation. The construction site was closed for the holidays at the time. Mr Philbin had been reported as missing and a police...