Employment

Our Employment Group is the longest established specialist team in Scotland. We are known for using our practical and effective approach to find solutions for our clients. In an area of law that continually evolves, our team of accredited specialists works to ensure our proactive advice is tailored for our clients’ strategic needs. Our approachable team has an unrivalled reputation for representing clients and has been praised for its “partner-led advocacy” in Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

    • Employment Supreme Court delivers some good news for employers The UK Supreme Court issued two decisions on vicarious liability on 1 April which will be a relief in these difficult days to employers and business owners. The cases considered the circumstances where an employer will be vicariously liable, ie legally and financially responsible, for the acts of another person, usually their employee.
    • COVID-19 Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Your questions answered The Government has released further much needed guidance on how the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as Furlough Leave) will operate in practice.
    • COVID-19 Coronavirus Bill: What do businesses and employees need to know? The Coronavirus Bill is being debated by MPs today. Our employment team highlights the key changes that businesses and employees should be aware of.
    • COVID-19 COVID-19 and employment law: What do you need to know? Our Employment team looks at the latest Government guidance on self-isolation, social distancing and emergency legislation around Statutory Sick Pay.

Employment Law for Employers

Our Employment Group is the longest established specialist team in Scotland. 

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