Monthly Archives: December 2018

Legal Issues – The Government’s Good Work Plan

In July 2017 Matthew Taylor and his team published their review of working practices in the UK. The review made a number of recommendations on employment law issues under four broad themes, namely employment status, rights for atypical workers, holiday and sick pay and legal enforcement. In February 2018 the […]

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Health & Safety – HSE issues new guidance on mental ill health

Mental ill health is the primary cause of employee long term sickness absence equating to 57% of all working days lost, or around 15.4 million lost days per year in 2017/18. In comparison non-fatal workplace injuries equated to 3.9 million lost days per year over the same period. The Government […]

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Masterclass in Mediation

Masterclass in Mediation Tuesday 29th January 2019 – Aberdeen Thursday 28th February 2019 – Glasgow 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 a significant amount of time to […]

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Legal Issues – When is a belief protected in discrimination law?

Some of you may remember our update from August in relation to what might fall under the protection of anti-discrimination in relation to religion and belief. That update was largely centred on Mr McEleny, whose belief in Scottish independence was deemed worthy of said protection at the initial tribunal hearing. […]

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