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

Level 3 Award Health and Safety in the Workplace 5, 12, 19 February 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 – Harmeny Education Trust

“We have partnered with Navigator Law for over 4 years as their knowledge and expertise of the Independent School sector is unrivalled. Their commitment and support to Harmeny Education Trust continues to demonstrate their understanding and knowledge of our structure and challenges. In turn, they also provide us with specific […]

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Legal Issues – Is a ‘use it or lose it’ approach to holiday still lawful?

Background UK law in relation to holidays comes from two primary sources. On the legislative side, the Working Time Regulations (WTR) are based on the European Working Time Directive (WTD), and stipulate (among other things) the minimum amount of holiday that employers must allow. On that point, the WTR and […]

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Tribunal Tale – Jayeola v HMRC

Background Dealing with an allegation of race discrimination should be relatively straightforward in most cases. The employer should investigate the issue to determine whether there is a disciplinary case to answer. If so, and the allegation is established at a disciplinary hearing, the employer can impose a sanction, which would […]

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Navigator News – New Health & Safety Manager

                                     I am delighted to announce that Navigator has grown it’s health & safety team with the appointment of Gary Foggo as Health & Safety Manager. The health & safety strand of our […]

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Health & Safety Update Seminar

Health & Safety Update Seminar 13 November – Glasgow 14 November – Aberdeen 5 December – Edinburgh Content Current Points of Interest The ‘Health’ in Health and Safety – Employee Mental Wellbeing Cultivating a Safety Culture (Safety ‘Horticulture’?) Timings 12.00pm Registration & Lunch 12.30pm Presentation 1.30pm  Questions 1.45pm  Coffee & […]

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Health & Safety – Paying lip service to health and safety targets and culture? At what cost?

A recent study by Aberdeen based oil and gas software firm Petrotechnics (‘Feeling the Squeeze: the state of process safety risk and operational risk management’) revealed that only 73% of planned safety critical maintenance in the high hazard oil and gas sector is carried out per month according to the […]

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Tribunal Tale – Wm Morrisons Supermarkets Plc v Various Claimants

Background Vicarious liability is a legal concept that involves one person being held responsible for the acts of another person. In employment law, this most often involves an employer being held liable for an act committed by one of its employees. Being held vicariously liable can have serious consequences for […]

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Navigator News – Johnston Carmichael Financial Wellbeing Conference

                                   Employees are the lifeblood of any business and we are excited to be participating at the Johnston Carmichael Financial Wellbeing Conference. Join us there on November the 15th at the Royal Concert Hall […]

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Health & Safety – Mandatory safety competence test for architects

A response of the independent review into the Grenfell Tower fire of June 2017, in which 71 people tragically lost their lives, has put increased pressure on architects to be able to demonstrate to the construction industry, clients and procurement bodies that they have the appropriate skills and competence in […]

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16th October 2018