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7 May 2021

Deaf Awareness Week

In 2019, I turned 40. I did think that that would be the most monumental thing that happened that year. However that was somewhat overshadowed by...
Blog by
Gail Watt
6 May 2021

The (short term lets) show must go on

Apartment close to Edinburgh Tattoo can operate as holiday let
Blog by
Mhairi Foye
6 May 2021

Can employers dismiss employees who stay at home over COVID H&S fears?

In our weekly podcast, David Hossack and Caroline Maher discuss the case of an employee who refused to attend work due to COVID-19 concerns as well...
Podcast by
David Hossack
5 May 2021

Pay Less Notice - Not Issued

I've not issued a Pay Less Notice does that mean I can't seek to have the true valuation of an application determined at adjudication?
Blog by
Julie Scott-Gilroy
5 May 2021

Scottish firms facing insolvency is expected to increase

The number of Scottish firms facing insolvency is expected to increase sharply as government loans require to be paid.
Blog by
Alan Meek
4 May 2021

Is the end of lockdown the end of the homeworking dream?

This time last year working arrangements were turned on their head as we were all told, where it was possible to do so, to work from home.
Article by
Innes Clark
4 May 2021

Annual CIPD/Simply Health Survey finds "presenteeism" a problem even when working from home

The annual survey finds increased boardroom attention to health and wellbeing but many of the usual problems remain.
Blog by
Innes Clark
4 May 2021

Changes to Right to Work checks

As lockdown begins to ease, the Home Office are reviewing a number of the concessions they have made over the last year concerning the effect of the...
Blog by
Stuart McWilliams
4 May 2021

Employer's view on capability pivotal to assessment of practicability of re-engagement

Court of Appeal confirms employer's rational loss of trust and confidence in employee's capability can render Employment Tribunal order of re-...
Blog by
Nicole Moscardini
30 Apr 2021

How Employers can Navigate a Safe Return to the Workplace

As restrictions continue to ease, David Hossack and Laura McKenna discuss some of the things employers should consider in order to ensure a safe...
Podcast by
David Hossack
29 Apr 2021

Equality & Diversity Webinar - Protecting Your Organisation From Liability

Recent case decisions have made it clear that 'stale' training and poorly implemented equality and diversity policies will not protect employers from...
Video by
Sarah Gilzean
28 Apr 2021

World Day for Safety and Health at Work - Lessons for 2021

The International Labour Organisation marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April each year.
Blog by
Derek Couper
27 Apr 2021

Why is a Pay Less Notice so important?

The Act places an obligation on the paying party to pay the 'notified sum' by the final date for payment. The 'notified sum' is the sum specified in...
Blog by
Sandra Cassels
26 Apr 2021

When is a marriage not a marriage?

The Pandemic has been tough on couples who have had to postpone their weddings or scale back their celebrations to fit in with lockdown restrictions...
Blog by
Rhona Adams
Source: Scotsman
26 Apr 2021

Equality Bulletin - April 2021

Welcome to the second edition of Equality News, our regular bulletin focusing on equality, diversity and inclusion issues.
Email updates by
Sarah Gilzean
23 Apr 2021

Asda case: women working in stores can compare their pay with male comparators in distribution centres

In its judgment handed down on 26 March 2021, the Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed Asda Store Ltd’s ("Asda") appeal and held that the 35,000...
Blog by
Sarah Gilzean
23 Apr 2021

Male employee on Shared Parental Leave could not compare his treatment with a female on Adoption Leave

In Price v Powys County Council , the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed an appeal in a sex discrimination claim by a male employee who...
Blog by
Sarah Gilzean
23 Apr 2021

Emerging Trends in the Retail and Hospitality Occupancy Market

The impact of Covid-19 has been felt across the commercial property sector; nowhere more acutely, perhaps, than in "bricks and mortar" retail and...
Article by
Bess Innes

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