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Tribunal Tale – Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants

Earlier in April, the Supreme Court determined that Barclays Bank plc (“Barclays”) was not vicariously liable in respect of the sexual assaults allegedly committed by the late Dr Gordon Bates (“Bates”) during various employment-related medical examinations which Bates carried out for Barclays between 1964 and c.1984. Facts Bates was a […]

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Webinar Special Series – Health & Safety

The Changed Workplace – health and safety considerations for homeworkers Recorded webinar – release date Friday 17th April 2020 What will it cover? For many employers having employees working from home has never been a consideration and equally many employees will have never worked from home before. Employers legally have […]

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Health & Safety – Temporary home working

For many employers having employees working from home has never been a consideration and equally many employees will have never worked from home before. With the appropriate consideration and resources, a homeworker should be no less effective than they would be if working in the office. These though are not […]

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Webinar – Employment Law Update (Spring Series)

1 hour webinar Thursday 9th April 2020 11.30am to 12.30pm We are delighted to announce our Spring Series Employment Law Update. Following the webinar, the following will be available to those interested: Recording of the presentation Presentation slides Q & A from the session Details of future detailed training events […]

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Navigator News – Navigator’s Coronavirus Support Hub

The Coronavirus pandemic has been arguably the most disruptive event for organisations in living memory, which has posed unprecedented challenges to the health of people and businesses. Navigator’s highest priority is to ensure the safety of clients, staff and the wider public, and as such we are now continuing business […]

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Tribunal Tale – Disability Discrimination

Employers are always keen to hear about situations where a Tribunal has struck out a claim by a Claimant who has not acted reasonably if for no other reason than to be reassured that Tribunals are fair and that the idea that the Claimant always gets the benefit of the […]

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Legal Issues – Written Statement of terms and conditions

Employers should all be familiar with the obligation they have to provide a written statement setting out the basic terms of employment to all employees whose employment lasts for one month or more. While there are occasions when this slips through the net for a variety of practical reasons and […]

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COVID-19 – Business Continuity Employer Helpful Tips

We thought it would be helpful to produce a briefing note covering a number of the HR, employment law and health & safety angles. You can find our briefing note here.

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Masterclass in Mental Health First Aid

Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th May 2020 Navigator Employment Law Limited Floor 3 1 – 4 Atholl Crescent Edinburgh EH3 8HA 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 workplace. […]

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Health & Safety – The hazards of ‘hot working’

Insurance company Zurich estimate that around 15% of all workplace fires are as a result of ‘hot work’. Hot work refers to work activities that involve open flames, applying heat or friction, or may generate sparks or heat. Common examples of hot works are: Welding, brazing, and soldering; Grinding and […]

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10th March 2020