Charity of The Year – Pancreatic Cancer Scotland
by Gillian Cumming, Senior Solicitor.   We are delighted to announce that our charity of the year for 2019 is Pancreatic Cancer Scotland.   {img:96{"class":"img","height":"400","style":"width:...
Gillian Cumming
8th Feb 2019
What to expect from employment law in 2019
By David Reid, Director.   As 2019 starts to gather momentum, we take this opportunity to look forward to some of the issues and developments on...
David Reid
4th Feb 2019
Managing your workforce in severe weather
By Amanda Deeley, Solicitor.   The memories of the infamous ‘Beast from the East’ that hit the UK in early 2018 are starting to re-surface...
Amanda Deeley
31st Jan 2019
Update on worker rights to apply for the minimum annual leave
By Gillian Cumming, Senior Solicitor.   The European Court of Justice (ECJ) was recently faced with the following question – if a worker does...
Gillian Cumming
13th Nov 2018
EAT upholds decision that it was fair to dismiss a member of reserve forces
By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director.   The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found the dismissal of a Royal Marine reservist for volunteering...
Caroline Cockbain
23rd Oct 2018
The Ashers Bakery Case - Why the Bakery Won
By David Reid, Director.   In this analysis, I look at the basis for yesterday’s decision in the case of the Northern Irish bakery which refused...
David Reid
11th Oct 2018
Increase in Employment Tribunal Claims
By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor.   The Ministry of Justice has recently revealed statistics for the number of claims raised in the Employment...
Pauline Hughes
4th Oct 2018
New Parental Bereavement Act receives Royal Assent
By Lauren Wilson, Trainee Solicitor. The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 received royal assent (approval), at the end of last week. The Act...
Lauren Wilson
19th Sep 2018
Supreme Court Dismisses Pimlico Plumbers Appeal
By Amanda Deeley, Solicitor.   The Supreme Court has today (13 June 2018) handed down its judgment in the case of Pimlico Plumbers v Smith.   This...
Amanda Deeley
13th Jun 2018
Managing World Cup Fever
By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director.   Football fever is about to hit the nation with the World Cup running from 14 June until 15 July. While...
Caroline Cockbain
12th Jun 2018
Childcare voucher scheme closure deadline delayed
By Angela Strzyzewska. The Government has recently confirmed that the closure of the workplace childcare voucher scheme will be delayed until 4 October...
Angela Strzyzewska
1st May 2018
Increases to Discrimination Awards Announced
By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director. When deciding how much compensation to award to a successful claimant in discrimination cases, it is worth remembering...
Caroline Cockbain
10th Apr 2018
Gender pay gap reporting deadline
By Louise Walker, Senior Solicitor. As previously reported, all companies in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland) with more than 250 employees are...
Louise Walker
4th Apr 2018
Latest ACAS statistics
By Angela Strzyzewska. The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) has published its most recent quarterly statistics, taking into account...
Angela Strzyzewska
29th Mar 2018
Less favourable treatment of agency workers
By Stuart Swan, Senior Solicitor.   The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently held that it is not possible to compensate an agency worker...
Stuart Swan
21st Mar 2018
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