Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Scottish Health & Wellbeing at Work Conference 2019

There’s less than a month to go until our Health & Wellbeing at Work Conference and places are filling up fast! We’ve got a brilliant line up of speakers for the day, each with a different perspective on this hot – but very important – topic. Details on tickets costs […]

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HR Issues – Data Transparency & Protection

Under a Month for Housing Associations to Meet Freedom of Information Requirements Subject to Scottish Parliament approval, Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and their subsidiaries in Scotland will fall under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOI(S)A) as of 11th November this year. The change was recommended earlier this year […]

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Legal Issues – Tips and gratuities

Background Tips and gratuities are an integral part of certain industries, perhaps most notably in hospitality. Indeed, many restaurant workers rely heavily on tips to supplement their income, as their basic pay tends to be limited to the national minimum wage. The issue of tips has gained media attention in […]

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Tribunal Tale – Discrimination against vegetarians

In the recent case of Conisbee v Crossley Farms Ltd. the Norwich Employment Tribunal was invited to consider whether vegetarianism was capable of amounting to a philosophical belief and was, therefore, a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010. In order to amount to a philosophical belief under the Equality […]

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