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Spring Series 2019 – Stirling – Employment Law Update

Wednesday 17th April 2019 The Stirling Highland Hotel Spittal Street Stirling FK8 1DU 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: Maternity leave and maternity pay – what you need to know Employee statutory […]

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Spring Series 2019 – Berwick – Employment Law Update

Wednesday 24th April 2019 Berwick Workspace Boarding School Yard 90 Marygate Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1BN 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: Maternity leave and maternity pay – what you need to know Employee […]

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Spring Series 2019 – Melrose – Employment Law Update

Tuesday 30th April 2019 The Townhouse Hotel Market Square Melrose Scottish Borders TD6 9PF 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: Maternity leave and maternity pay – what you need to know Employee […]

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Legal Issues – What to expect in 2019

Now that the fun of the Christmas and New Year period is over, and we’re in the middle of gloomy January, many of us will be looking forward to longer days and warmer weather. We too at Navigator are looking ahead, not only to brighter times but also in terms […]

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Tribunal Tale – Stefanko and others v Maritime Hotel Limited

Background Most of us are likely to have seen a contract of employment at one point, either as the employer issuing the contract or the employee being asked to sign it. This is often an agreement between employer and employee that both parties sign, but can also be a list […]

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Health & Safety – Plane common sense – Pay attention to safety briefings, it could save your life

During a recent flight I was interested to note (briefly) how many of my fellow passengers around me were actually paying attention to the pre-flight safety briefing being delivered by the crew; almost all were otherwise absorbed in something much more interesting to them be that their phone or other […]

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Legal Issues – The Government’s Good Work Plan

In July 2017 Matthew Taylor and his team published their review of working practices in the UK. The review made a number of recommendations on employment law issues under four broad themes, namely employment status, rights for atypical workers, holiday and sick pay and legal enforcement. In February 2018 the […]

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Health & Safety – HSE issues new guidance on mental ill health

Mental ill health is the primary cause of employee long term sickness absence equating to 57% of all working days lost, or around 15.4 million lost days per year in 2017/18. In comparison non-fatal workplace injuries equated to 3.9 million lost days per year over the same period. The Government […]

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Masterclass in Mediation

Masterclass in Mediation Tuesday 29th January 2019 – Aberdeen Thursday 28th February 2019 – Glasgow 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 a significant amount of time to […]

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

Some of you may remember our update from August in relation to what might fall under the protection of anti-discrimination in relation to religion and belief. That update was largely centred on Mr McEleny, whose belief in Scottish independence was deemed worthy of said protection at the initial tribunal hearing. […]

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7th December 2018