Thursday, August 5, 2021

Agreeing the right lease is important

Rachel Shaw looks at rents in a post-covid age
Laura-Morrison

How to manage long Covid at work

Laura Morrison of Dentons discusses the ACAS’ new Covid-19 guidance
Elouisa Crichton

Keeping abreast of parental leave rules

Shared parental leave, and in particular enhanced pay during shared parental leave, has come under the spotlight again in a recent EAT decision: Price v. Powys County Council.

Compliance key when paying staff

Keeping on top of the recent changes to minimum wage by Karen Farrell
Forum Insurance team

Coverage fit for purpose

Forum Insurance talks insurance for retailers
Tariq Nabi is an employment lawyer at Dentons

The importance of diversity training

Tariq Nabi talks diversity training in the workplace

Getting ready for DRS implementation

Scotland is set to be the first part of the UK to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) for single-use drinks containers.

New guidance on gender pay gap

Emily Shaw of Dentons answers questions on gender pay gap requirements
Laura-Morrison

Employment law in a post-Brexit world

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 with a withdrawal agreement in place, a transition period and a framework for negotiations. The...

Consumer demand leads to key trademark rulings

Trademark applications on the rise in the food and drink sector, according to Alison Bryce of Dentons
Karen Farell

Keeping on top of carers’ rights

There are approximately five million people currently providing unpaid care in the UK. Karen Farrell, an employment lawyer at Dentons, looks at what rights carers are afforded in the workplace under the law
Mark Hamilton

Preparing for new disclosure changes

The new Disclosure (Scotland) Act 202, which received royal assent on 14 July, and the Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019 are set to change the criminal record checks regime and the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. Mark Hamilton summarises the key changes
Laura-Morrison

Coronavirus and statutory sick pay

SSP amendments and their effect on businesses
Laura-Morrison

Immigration after Brexit transition

New rules on foreign workers come into force on 1 January
Tariq Nabi is an employment lawyer at Dentons

Criminal charges and dismissal

Employer rights when an employee is charged with an offence
Dean Michael

Competition in a crisis

Competition rules have been relaxed for the grocery sector but, ironically, risks may have increased. The sector in Scotland should also bear in mind the heightened scrutiny expected from the considerably increased presence of the CMA in Edinburgh.