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Client Testimonial – Erskine Stewart’s Melville

“I was attracted to Navigator Law’s employment law service by the promise of a more personal service at a competitive price. To date, I have found the employment law advice service to be accessible, reliable and expert. We have managed to steer a smooth course through a number of potentially […]

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Glasgow Breakfast Seminar, Wednesday 9th October 2013

Radisson Blu Hotel 301 Argyle Street G2 8DL Glasgow G2 8DL Timings 8.00am Registration & Breakfast 8.30am Presentation 9.30am Questions 9.45am Coffee & Networking 10.30am Close Content The seminar will look at the following issues:- Redundancy – what is it and how to carry it out fairly Employment legislation update […]

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Edinburgh Breakfast Seminar, Tuesday 8th October 2013

Le Monde Hotel George Street Edinburgh EH2 2PF Timings 8.00am Registration & Breakfast 8.30am Presentation 9.30am Questions 9.45am Coffee & Networking 10.30am Close Content The seminar will look at the following issues:- Redundancy – what is it and how to carry it out fairly Employment legislation update Case law update […]

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Ask the Expert – Adoption

One of our employee’s has advised that she and her husband and going to adopt a baby. Does this employee have any right to take time off to look after the baby? Both men and women are entitled to adoption leave subject to meeting certain eligibility criteria. The rules for […]

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Aberdeen Lunch Seminar, Wednesday 18th September 2013

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:- Redundancy – what is it and how to carry it out fairly Employment legislation update Case […]

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Health & Safety – Are You Compliant?

As Business people we know that Statutory Health & Safety requirements have to be met and the legal necessity to ensure compliance rests squarely with the Proprietor / Partners / Directors of each and every company. Two main pieces of legislation – The Health and Safety at Work Act (HASW) […]

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Tribunal Tales – An Apple a Day Keeps the Dental Nurse Away

A dental nurse brought a claim for constructive unfair dismissal against her employer after being given a final written warning for eating an apple at her desk. At the disciplinary hearing, the employer raised concerns about the employee’s recent conduct and incidents that had come to their attention. Her employer […]

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Ask the Expert – Employee Monitoring

“It has recently been brought to our attention that some employees have been using our communications systems for personal use. We would like to start monitoring our employees’ calls, emails and internet usage to ensure that they are following company practices and procedures and are not abusing our systems. Can […]

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HR Issues – Latest Reward Trends

A recent CIPD Reward Management Survey for 2013* has revealed that more than half of the employers who were surveyed expected their pay budgets to increase by the end of 2013. With the backdrop of redundancies, pay freezes, increased part-time working and bonus cutting which are all still visible in […]

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Tribunal Tale – Can You be Victimised After Your Employment Has Terminated?

In March 2013, we reported that post-employment victimisation was not prohibited by the Equality Act 2010, following the decision by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in Rowstock Ltd & David v Jessemey. The issue of whether the Equality Act covers post-employment victimisation has recently been reconsidered by the EAT. In […]

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30th May 2013