Ask the Expert – Absence history and recruitment

Question: “We are currently recruiting for a post in our admin team and have invited candidates to interview. Our normal practice is to request references in advance of interviews, and as part of our reference request we ask for their absence history. We have...

*NEW* – Masterclass in Mediation

Masterclass in Mediation Wednesday 13th June 2018 Navigator Employment Law Limited Floor 3 1 – 4 Atholl Crescent Edinburgh EH3 8HA What will it cover? Line managers and HR often get caught up in relationship issues between employees. If not handled properly these...

Legal Issues – Family leave and discrimination

Background In June 2017 we reported on the case of Ali v Capita Customer Management Limited, in which Mr Ali’s employer paid enhanced maternity pay but only the statutory rate of pay for Shared Parental Leave (SPL). As Mr Ali would not receive the same benefits as his...