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Health & Safety – Fire Safety Awareness

22 August 2019 Navigator Employment Law Limited Floor 3 1 – 4 Atholl Crescent Edinburgh EH3 8HA This engaging and thought provoking session has been designed to provide knowledge to those in control of premises, or fire wardens, of the risks associated with fire and the practical measures to take […]

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Tribunal Tale – Khawaja v Transport for London

The facts of the case Mr Khawaja (MK), of Pakistani descent, worked for Transport for London (TfL) from October 2016 as a Principal Tunnel Traffic Coordinator. MK’s team had conference calls twice per day, and also organised ‘huddles’ on a regular basis, that were attended by the supervisor or her […]

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Legal issues – Working time and record-keeping

Background The UK’s myriad rules on working time, rest breaks, rest periods and holidays are found in the UK’s Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR). The WTR were developed from the Working Time Directive (WTD), which operates at a European level. Much of the European case law is decided on the […]

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Legal Issues – Family leave and discrimination

Background We issued an update in 2017 looking at whether enhancing maternity pay but not pay for other forms of family leave was discriminatory. At that time, in Ali v Capita Customer Management Limited, Mr Ali successfully claimed direct discrimination when his employer paid him only the statutory rate of […]

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Upcoming Events – How To Handle Discipline & Grievance Effectively; Masterclass in Mediation

We are hosting a number of events in our Edinburgh office over the summer months. How To – Handle Discipline & Grievance Effectively Thursday 6th June 9.15am – 12.30pm £105 + VAT This session looks at the skills, knowledge and approach managers should use when dealing with such people matters by […]

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Tribunal Tale – Baldeh v Churches Housing Association of Dudley and District Ltd

Background One form of disability discrimination that is often considered in the Employment Tribunal (ET) is ‘discrimination arising from a disability’. Essentially, this involves an employer treating an employee less favourably because of something that happens as a result of their disability, with an example being an employee who is […]

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Tribunal Tale – Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust v Starling

Background We would expect almost all employers to have a number of standard policies in their arsenal, one of the most important of which being a disciplinary policy. Such a policy is a way for an employer to outline the standards of conduct it expects, examples of behaviour that will […]

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

Level 3 Award Health and Safety in the Workplace 6, 13, 20 August 2019 (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 […]

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Testimonial – S Luca of Musselburgh

“Our relationship with Navigator began in 2011, and since then we have received their services in a number of different situations. Our most recent project was an organisational review, during which Stephanie’s expertise was invaluable. Furthermore, Navigator adopts a friendly and in-depth approach, allowing them to acquire an intimate knowledge […]

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Tribunal Tale – North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v Gregg

Background Many professions in the UK are regulated by a supervisory authority, such as those in healthcare, law, education and financial services. In some cases, authorities have the power to suspend or revoke an individual’s ability to practise in their field, e.g. where there is or has been a suspicion […]

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26th April 2019