Close

News

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 […]

Read More


Navigator’s 3C Workshop – Post GDPR day and Data Protection Act 2018

Post GDPR day and Data Protection Act 2018 24 October 2018, Edinburgh Navigator Employment Law Limited Floor 3 1 – 4 Atholl Crescent Edinburgh EH3 8HA Workshop, Tools & Action Plan Our compliance workshop will provide delegates with a clear detailed picture of the legislation and how it can be […]

Read More


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 […]

Read More


Autumn Series 2018 – Employment Law Updates

For our Autumn Series of events this year we will be looking at the topic of absence management, discussing: What a good absence policy looks like (reporting, evidence, sick pay); Informal (RTWs) and formal absence management (warnings etc.); Tricky areas, i.e. holidays, pregnancy and disability; Managing long-term absence (getting medical opinion, AMRA, […]

Read More


Ask the Expert – Time off for dependants

Question: “We have an employee who has worked for us for just over a year. Over the course of the year the employee has had a high number of intermittent absences because of her son being unwell. We wish to be sympathetic to the employee but her absence is causing […]

Read More


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 […]

Read More


Tribunal Tale – Ali v Torrosian & Others and DL Insurance Services v O’Connor

Background As we have written about previously, there is a range of legal protections in place for employees with disabilities. Indeed, there are two forms of discrimination that apply to only disability and not to other protected characteristics, namely a failure to make reasonable adjustments and Discrimination Arising From a […]

Read More


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

Level 3 Award Health and Safety in the Workplace 11, 18, 25 September 2018 (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 […]

Read More


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

The protection against discrimination in relation to religion or belief has long been a feature of UK employment law. Originally introduced in the early 2000s to comply with a European Directive, the current laws in operation are contained in the Equality Act 2010. While ‘religion or belief’ is one protected […]

Read More


Autumn Series 2018 – Aberdeen – Employment Law Update

Thursday 13th September 2018 Skene House Rosemount Suites 96 Rosemount Viaduct Aberdeen AB25 1NX Timings 12.00pm Registration & Lunch 12.30pm Presentation 1.30pm  Questions 1.45pm  Coffee & Networking 2.30pm  Close Content The seminar will look at the following issues: Absence management: What a good absence policy looks like (reporting, evidence, sick […]

Read More


30th July 2018