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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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Tribunal Tale – Tywyn Primary School v Aplin

The facts of the case Mr Aplin was an openly gay 42 year old head teacher. In 2015 he met two 17 year olds on the gay app Grindr and had consensual sex with them. The local authority investigated the issue and found that no child protection issue arose, but […]

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Financial Future-Proofing For Your School

Thursday 16 May 2019 The Scotsman Hotel 20 North Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1TR Timings 9.30am  Registration 11.30am  Morning Break 12.45pm  Lunch 3.30pm  Cheese & Wine Content We will look at the following issues: The Current Financial Landscape for Independent Schools in Scotland A View from a Fee Payer Staff-related Cost […]

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Tribunal Tale – Furlong v the Chief Constable of Cheshire Police

Background Treating job applicants fairly should be one of the cornerstones of any recruitment process. Most employers will know that in the vast majority of cases they shouldn’t make decisions based on gender, race, religion, age or any other protected characteristics, unless the job calls for that characteristic to be […]

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Health & Safety – Update to RIDDOR Reporting Process

The HSE are currently updating their suite of RIDDOR forms and aim to have this work completed by the end of April. While the requirements to report remains unchanged the online forms themselves are being refreshed to give them a more contemporary look. A further change is that once the […]

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Tribunal Tale – Appeal updates

The Court of Appeal (CA) has had a busy month, and has recently issued two decisions that are likely to be of interest to employers. In this update we briefly summarise the previous case law and outline what the CA has had to say about it. Previous decisions The first […]

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Spring Series 2019 – Employment Law Updates

There is less than a week to go until the first of our Spring Series seminars this year. This time around we’ll be looking at: Maternity leave and maternity pay – what you need to know Employee statutory entitlements. Your statutory obligations. Returning to work and flexible working requests. Problem […]

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HR Issues – Reflections on stereotypes and the glass ceiling in female leadership roles

With International Women’s Day coming up on 8th March 2019, now is as important a time as any to attend to the continued issues of the glass ceiling and the gender pay gap. This article takes a critical look at aspirations of female leadership and the challenges which come with […]

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25th February 2019