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 Important further details of the Job Support Scheme More details of the job-support scheme are emerging as we approach the opening of the scheme on 1 November 2020. The Treasury Direction (which will contain the details of the scheme) have not yet been published. However, the UK Government have now published a policy paper on the scheme, and more details are expected before the end of the month.
    • Employment Active allyship in the workplace Creating an inclusive and diverse workplace is not easy, and doing this in the legal profession may seem even more difficult. However, as Rupa Mooker explains, each and every one of us has the ability to bring about real change – as an ally.
    • Business Services Employers must take the lead… not wait for mental health problems to overcome their staff To mark World Mental Health Day, People & Development Director Rupa Mooker looks at how firms can be more proactive in helping employees under pressure and removing stigma around mental health.
    • Employment Statement from the Chancellor: New Jobs Support Scheme replaces Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Chancellor has announced the Government's new "Job Support Scheme" which will replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 November 2020 and is set to last for six months.
    • Employment Furlough amnesty Since the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the ‘Furlough Scheme’) launched in April, it has paid out in excess of £35 billion to UK employers to cover a proportion of salaries of furloughed staff.

Employment Law at MacRoberts

Our Employment Group is the longest established specialist team in Scotland, and our clients include some of the best known employers across Scotland and the wider UK.

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