MacRoberts Live Bitesized: COVID-19 Series

 

MacRoberts Live Bitesized is a webinar and podcast series which covers the key issues of the day in a short Q&A format. 

Episode 1: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

In the first episode, Deborah Miller and Meghan Jenkins from our Employment Law team discuss the Government's latest guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as Furlough Leave).

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Episode 2: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme & Emergency Volunteering Leave

Deborah Miller and Meghan Jenkins discuss the latest updates to the ever-changing Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and summarise the key points in relation to Emergency Volunteering Leave.

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Episode 3: Family Law Update

Marika Franceschi, Jacqueline Stroud and Karen Nicol from our Family Law Team discuss family issues arising during COVID-19 and how we have been able to help, particularly through innovative use of technology and mediation.

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Episode 4: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme & Protecting Vulnerable Employees

Deborah Miller and Meghan Jenkins give an update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and provide information what employers should be doing to protect vulnerable employees, as well as those who are shielding.

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Episode 5: Employment Update, Redundancy & Collective Consultation

Deborah Miller and Meghan Jenkins provide an update on the Furlough Scheme and address the issue of redundancy.

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Episode 6: Returning to Work

With an easing of lockdown restrictions on the horizon, Katy Wedderburn and Meghan Jenkins discuss 5 key questions from employers about the return to work. 

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Episode 7: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Update & Easing of Lockdown Restrictions

Deborah Miller and Meghan Jenkins provide an update on the Furlough Leave Scheme and, as we look toward an easing of lockdown restrictions, we discuss what this means for employers.

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Episode 8: Coronavirus & Discrimination

Deborah Miller and Meghan Jenkins in MacRoberts' Employment Law team provide an update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Leave) in light of the Scottish Government's announcement on 21 May 2020. They also discuss potential discrimination risks associated with lockdown and return to work.

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Episode 9: Staff Wellbeing & Returning to Work

What should employers bear in mind at this time in relation to the health and wellbeing of their employees? Katy Wedderburn and Meghan Jenkins discuss how employers can make sure staff wellbeing is maintained when returning to work, and how they can proactively address mental health in the workplace. This webinar was produced in conjunction with Badenoch + Clark.

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Episode 10: Treasury & Furlough Leave Update

Deborah Miller and Meghan Jenkins discuss the latest updates to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Leave) and what this means for employers and employees.

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Episode 11: Furlough Leave & Working in the 'New Normal'

Meghan Jenkins and Jozanne Bainbridge discuss the latest updates to the Furlough Leave scheme and issues relating to data protection and employee monitoring as we return to work in the "new normal".

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Episode 12: Furlough Flexibility & Managing Annual Leave

Eleanor Mannion and Meghan Jenkins discuss flexible furlough and what employers and employees should be aware of in relation to managing annual leave during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Episode 13: World Chocolate Day 2020 – Q&A with COCO - The Art of Chocolate 

In celebration of World Chocolate Day 2020, Euan Duncan, Chair and Head of Food & Drink at MacRoberts, is joined by Calum Haggerty, Director of COCO, to discuss the COCO brand, the inspiration behind it and the challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Episode 14: Family Law Update – Key Considerations in Separation

Marika Franceschi, Jacqueline Stroud and Karen Nicol in MacRoberts' Family Law Team discuss the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on family law in Scotland and the key points to consider when going through a separation or divorce.

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Episode 15: DSARs - some commonly asked questions 

Melissa Hall & Agne Zasinaite in MacRoberts' IP, Technology & Commercial Team discuss data protection matters and subject access requests.

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Episode 16: Furlough Scheme, Flexible Working & Refusal to Return to Work

Eleanor Mannion & Meghan Jenkins in MacRoberts' Employment Team discuss the ever changing Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, particularly the changes from the past 3 weeks, Flexible Working Requests and Refusals to Return to Work.  

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Podcasts

MacRoberts Live Bitesized is also available as a podcast on iTunes, Spotify and Google Podcasts – simply search 'MacRoberts' on your preferred platform to access our latest content.

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