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.
Keeping on top of the recent changes to minimum wage by Karen Farrell
Forum Insurance talks insurance for retailers
Tariq Nabi talks diversity training in the workplace
Scotland is set to be the first part of the UK to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) for single-use drinks containers.
Emily Shaw of Dentons answers questions on gender pay gap requirements
The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 with a withdrawal agreement in place, a transition period and a framework for negotiations. The...
Trademark applications on the rise in the food and drink sector, according to Alison Bryce of Dentons
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
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
SSP amendments and their effect on businesses
New rules on foreign workers come into force on 1 January
Employer rights when an employee is charged with an offence
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.
Industry key to success according to food crime unit boss Ron McNaughton
As an employer, you have a duty of care to your employees in relation to health and safety, and indeed towards other individuals, including workers/contractors and visitors to your premises.