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Seeking support from the crowd

For many enterprising businesses, such as BrewDog and Diet Chef, the emergence of crowdfunding has proved the perfect antidote to bank lending and venture...

Big consequences for poor hygiene

The trend for tough sentencing across health, safety and food hygiene law means Scottish food and drink businesses now face losing their livelihoods and...

Don’t fall for the invoice scams

Invoice fraud costs small and medium sized businesses in the United Kingdom more than £9bn each year, and it’s on the rise. Can you avoid...

Sparklers fizz in name clash

Defending trade marks from infringement is important for businesses seeking to protect their brands. Cristal Champagne recently went to lengths to do just that. by...

Don’t suffer a dressing down

Dress codes are a common feature of many workplaces, but recently firms have hit headlines as their idea of appropriate corporate wear clashed with...
Katie Lamb

The National Living Wage – the details

Staff costs changed significantly for many convenience retailers in the spring and there’s more to come with the NLW scheduled to reach £9...

Protect your brand before selling abroad

Scottish food and drink producers of everything from biscuits to soft drinks to craft beer are targeting overseas markets. A recent whisky decision is...

Work disciplinary consistency counts

Inconsistency of treatment is a common complaint from employees and can have legal consequences when it comes to a dismissal for misconduct – as...

Should you protect your brand identity?

by Ross Nicol BUSINESS names, logos and other branding devices for goods and services can be valuable assets that are wise to protect. A European...
Laura Morrison

Employment law set for changes

We now have a new UK government, the first single-party government for five years. In terms of employment regulations what could be in store? What...
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Employment law – some key issues

Companies of all sizes in food and drink and retailing face ever-changing employment laws. What are some of the most important things to be...

Ensure procedure is fair – know the facts

WHILE sickness absence has been falling over the last decade, according to research by the Office for National Statistics, employers can still face challenges...
Jane Green

Time to talk with a degree of protection

Until recently ‘having a chat’ with an employee about their future employment could prove costly. Since the summer, however, things have changed. But even...
Jane Green is a partner and head of the Employment & Pensions team at Maclay Murray & Spens LLP and a member of the firm’s Food and Drink team.

Employment tribunals see major changes

Fees to bring cases, changes to dismissal compensation amounts and new pre-claim arbitration periods make it a whole new world. By Jane Green THE government’s decision...
Alan Delaney is an associate in the employment & pensions team at Maclay Murray & Spens LLP and a member of the firm’s food and drink team.

Employment rules in the new social world

Social media presents new challenges to retailers and other employers – be careful about any checks you carry out and lay down clear rules...