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.

    • Business Services The Employee and the Whale Lord Summers' recent judgement in the case of Peebles Media Group Ltd v Patricia Kelly has no happy ending, describing as it does a situation that is increasingly common in the UK - 'whaling fraud'.
    • Employment Gender pay gap reporting 2020: Are you ready? On 8 March 2019, the Scottish Government published their first Gender Pay Gap Action plan which aims to further reduce the gender pay gap in Scotland by 2021. It is important that employers get ahead of the curve, implement their own action plan (if required) and ensure they meet their reporting obligations.
    • Business Services David and Goliath: Slaying the might of Unilever A decision issued by the Supreme Court last week represents a milestone for employee inventors as the Court considered, for the first time, an application for compensation under section 40 of the Patents Act 1977.
    • Employment Use of NDAs in discrimination and harassment cases The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published new guidance on the use of confidentiality agreements in discrimination and harassment cases.

Employment Law for Employers

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

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