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Legal Issues – No EU Maternity Rights for Surrogate Mothers

In November 2013 we reported on two conflicting Advocate General opinions on surrogacy rights. The cases of CD v ST (Case C-167/12) and Z v A Government Department and Board of Management of a Community School were referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for consideration from […]

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Client Testimonial – Timberbush Tours

We have been using Navigator for two years now, after growing completely disheartened by the poor service and lack of ‘the personal touch’ from our previous HR advice provider. Navigator are always at the end of a phone, or email, when required; and available for personal visits too. Our General […]

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Tribunal Tale – A Fishy Tale! – Shark Wrestler Tribunal Settled Out of Court

In January 2013, the story of Paul Marshallsea’s battle with a shark hit the headlines. Mr Marshallsea was having a barbeque on a beach in Australia with his family and friends when he spotted a fin in the water as a shark swam towards some children. Mr Marshallsea dived in […]

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Client Testimonial – Loch Fyne Oysters

We started working with Navigator for employment law advice when our HR manager left the company and we decided not to recruit a replacement. We have found working with Navigator to be an excellent alternative to having an in house HR manager. Advice is clear, precise and easy to understand. […]

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HR Issues – Wooing the Working Parents

Parents with children in the UK currently have difficult decisions to make in balancing the costs of childcare with work. Not everyone wants or needs to return to work after having children and similarly, not all parents desire to remain at home any more. However, for many dual or single […]

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HR Issues – Vaping Within the Workplace

The rise in the popularity of electronic (e-) cigarettes has been met with mixed reactions within the UK. Whereas some people see this as a positive step in reducing or stopping smoking, others view this as the promotion of a more fashionable and glamorous way to smoke without legal restriction […]

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Glasgow Breakfast Seminar – Thursday 20th March 2014

Blythswood Square 11 Blythswood Square Glasgow 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:- When does absence become a disability? When does absence become a disability? How far does an employer have to investigate? […]

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HR Issues – Bereavement Leave

There have been recent calls in the press for a new statutory right to bereavement leave. At present, organisations react to employee bereavement in a variety of ways. Some businesses have long-standing policies in places to support this and to ensure a consistent approach is taken but many others deal […]

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Client Testimonial – Firstport

Thank you for the support yourself, Lyndsey and Jim have given Firstport during the last year at our “Fine tuning” events. The expertise and in depth knowledge of the people from Navigator has been invaluable to our clients particularly at the early stages of setting up their Social Enterprises. It […]

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HR Issues – The End of the Year – What a Cracker!

At this time of the year, many organisations who work to the calendar rather than the tax year are caught up in planning and budgetary meetings for the forthcoming 12 months. They are also in the midst of Christmas party fever, mass chocolate guzzling and secret Santa mania. At the […]

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18th December 2013