What could the “Good Work Plan: proposals for families” introduce in the workplace?

By Amanda Deeley, Solicitor.   The government has published the Good Work Plan: proposals for families setting out consultations on proposed reform...
Amanda Deeley
7th Aug 2019

Are agency workers entitled to be offered the same hours of work as a directly employed comparator?

By Caroline Cockbain, Associate Director.   As you may be aware, the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 state that after agency workers have passed...
Caroline Cockbain
30th Jul 2019

Just Employment Law Backs the Jags

From our Managing Director, David McRae.   We are delighted to confirm that we have committed to remain as Partick Thistle Football Club’s Principal...
David McRae
18th Jul 2019

Holiday pay update

By Angela Strzyzewska, Solicitor.   There have been recent developments in case law concerning workers’ holiday pay. In light of these developments,...
Angela Strzyzewska
2nd Jul 2019

JEL Summer Ball raises the roof with £81,500 donated to Pancreatic Cancer Scotland

By David McRae, Managing Director.   We are delighted to announce that our Summer Ball, held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow on Saturday 15...
David McRae
20th Jun 2019

Can an employer be liable for disability discrimination where they do not know of the employee’s disability until after dismissal?

By Louise Walker, Senior Solicitor.   Yes, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in a recent judgment.  
Louise Walker
9th May 2019

Increased rates in April 2019

By Pauline Hughes, Trainee Solicitor.   This month has seen an increase to employment related statutory limits, and separately, increases to the...
Pauline Hughes
30th Apr 2019

Can a director of a company be held personally liable for their company’s breaches of statutory employment rights?

By Lauren Wilson, Trainee Solicitor.   Yes, says the High Court, if the directors did not act in good faith and induced the company to commit such...
Lauren Wilson
16th Apr 2019

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
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