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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Ask the Expert – Training fees agreement

Question: “We have recently undertaken our annual appraisal process and a number of employees have asked to be sent on courses as part of their ongoing learning and development. We are keen to support this but we have a concern that employees might finish their course and then use their […]

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Masterclass in Mediation

Masterclass in Mediation Thursday 22nd November 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 issues can become drawn out and take […]

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Tribunal Tale – Francis McGann v West Atlantic UK

Background Asking for references is a fairly commonplace part of any recruitment exercise, and most employers will contact named referees either before or when an offer is being made. However, it is also becoming the norm for referees to say as little as possible in a reference, perhaps due to […]

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Tribunal Tale – Talon Engineering v Smith

Background It has long been the case that employees who are the subject of disciplinary proceedings are entitled to be accompanied at a disciplinary hearing by a trade union representative (even if no trade union is recognised) or a colleague. Until the last few years, employers felt able to limit […]

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How To – Handle Discipline & Grievance Effectively

How to Handle Discipline & Grievance Effectively Wednesday 10th October 2018 Navigator Employment Law Limited Floor 3 1 – 4 Atholl Crescent Edinburgh EH3 8HA What will it cover? Disciplinary and grievance queries can be difficult to approach due to their sensitive nature. This session looks at the skills, knowledge […]

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