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.

    • COVID-19 Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Your questions answered The Government is frequently issuing new guidance on how the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as Furlough Leave) will operate in practice. Our team answers some of the most frequently asked questions.
    • COVID-19 Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: A Further Update On 4 April 2020, the Government released a further update to the guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as Furlough Leave).
    • Employment Changes to Employment Law: April 2020 We outline the key changes to employment legislation which come into force on 6 April 2020 concerning holiday pay, Statements of Particulars of Employment, bereavement leave and National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage increases.
    • 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 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.

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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