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Tribunal Tale – Baldeh v Churches Housing Association of Dudley and District Ltd

Background One form of disability discrimination that is often considered in the Employment Tribunal (ET) is ‘discrimination arising from a disability’. Essentially, this involves an employer treating an employee less favourably because of something that happens as a result of their disability, with an example being an employee who is […]

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Tribunal Tale – Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust v Starling

Background We would expect almost all employers to have a number of standard policies in their arsenal, one of the most important of which being a disciplinary policy. Such a policy is a way for an employer to outline the standards of conduct it expects, examples of behaviour that will […]

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Health & Safety – Level 3 Award Health & Safety at Work

Level 3 Award Health and Safety in the Workplace 6, 13, 20 August 2019 (3 day course) Navigator Employment Law Limited Floor 3 1 – 4 Atholl Crescent Edinburgh EH3 8HA Examines health and safety from a supervisory perspective Supervisors have both a legal and moral responsibility to look after […]

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Testimonial – S Luca of Musselburgh

“Our relationship with Navigator began in 2011, and since then we have received their services in a number of different situations. Our most recent project was an organisational review, during which Stephanie’s expertise was invaluable. Furthermore, Navigator adopts a friendly and in-depth approach, allowing them to acquire an intimate knowledge […]

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Tribunal Tale – North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v Gregg

Background Many professions in the UK are regulated by a supervisory authority, such as those in healthcare, law, education and financial services. In some cases, authorities have the power to suspend or revoke an individual’s ability to practise in their field, e.g. where there is or has been a suspicion […]

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Legal Issues – Gender pay gap reporting

Last year was the first year in which companies with 250 or more employees had to publish their gender pay gap information. The figures outline differences in pay and bonus between men and women, as well as the numbers of men and women over four pay brackets, known as quartiles. […]

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Tribunal Tale – Choksi v Royal Mail Group

The facts of the case Mr Choksi worked for Royal Mail (RM) for 27 years, most recently as an operational support manager. RM provides ‘cloud’ (online) storage accounts to employees, which are protected by individual passwords that employees are not permitted to share. The prohibition of password sharing is outlined […]

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How To – Handle Discipline & Grievance Effectively

How to Handle Discipline & Grievance Effectively Thursday 6th June 2019 Navigator Employment Law Ltd 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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Masterclass in Mediation

Masterclass in Mediation Thursday 20th June 2019 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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HR Issues – Resilience and change management

Brexit, trade wars, cloud computing, GDPR, corporate social responsibility, the rise of social media. In a period of constant turbulence, be this social, political, economic or environmental, being resilient and adaptable to change is not only valuable for today’s organisations; it is an absolute necessity. Navigator works with a range […]

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29th March 2019