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Mental Health First Aid Training – November 2021

Mental Health First Aid Training – November 2021

Mental Health First Aid TrainingWednesday 3rd November 2021 & Thursday 4th November 20212 day course   What will it cover? It is increasingly recognised that mental health is at least as important – if not more so – than physical health, especially in the...

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Tribunal Tale – Indirect sex discrimination

Tribunal Tale – Indirect sex discrimination

Alice Thompson, the Claimant, worked at a London based estate agency as a sales manager. After she announced her pregnancy there were a number of incidents which in the eyes of the Claimant amounted to a pattern of hostility.  She was absent on maternity leave from...

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Navigator News – New Arrival

Navigator News – New Arrival

I am delighted to share with you news of the latest arrival to the team at Navigator. As many will know, we have a significant market share within the independent school sector in Scotland and we have continued to grow that dedicated resource which has been assembled...

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Masterclass – Home, Office, Hybrid

Masterclass – Home, Office, Hybrid

Masterclass - Home, Office, Hybrid: flexible working requests and assessing risks of office working Tuesday 21st September 2021 10.00 - 11.30am As Natalia’s recent Legal Issues article notes, a crescendo is building, particularly in the media and we are all...

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Legal Issues – Working from home pay

Legal Issues – Working from home pay

The working landscape has dramatically shifted since the beginning of the COVID 19 pandemic. While some companies are comfortable with the working from home set up, others are anxious to return to the office. A topic that is proving quite controversial is the issue of...

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Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid Training

We continue our provision of wellbeing events, and after successful delivery of Mental Health First Aid Training in August, we are running a further public course in our offices at Atholl Crescent on the 27th and 28th September. Upon completion of the course, all...

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Legal Issues – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Legal Issues – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The government has recently published the outcome of its Consultation on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. The key take away from this is a commitment from the government that they will legislate to introduce a duty on employers to take reasonable steps to prevent...

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HR Projects – Good Practice Guide for Independent Schools

HR Projects – Good Practice Guide for Independent Schools

To support the launch of the Good Practice Guide for Independent Schools – Recruitment & Selection our 4 module training programme, commencing 7th September has now sold out.  A second tranche of training has now been released, commencing 26th October and is now...

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Testimonial – Longridge Towers School

Testimonial – Longridge Towers School

In early 2019, Longridge Towers School (LTS), a small independent school near Berwick upon Tweed, approached Navigator to enquire about employment law advice regarding their proposed withdrawal from the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS). In particular, LTS were looking...

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