Transfer changes aim to cut back on the red tape

Transfer changes aim to cut back on the red tape

Peter Brash, a partner with Grigor & Young in Elgin and a United Employment Lawyer, explains changes that come into force this week. TUPE – the transfer of employees from one firm to another – is well established and familiar to everyone who works in human resources but there are some changes worth noting. The […]

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How an employee’s Facebook comments can damage a business.

How an employee’s Facebook comments can damage a business.

During the Second World War the adage was Careless Talk Costs Lives. Today, the modern variation is Thoughtless Facebooking Costs Jobs. This certainly has come home to roost for Crossinvest (Asia) which, according to its website, is a Swiss wealth management company offering exclusive management and financial advisory services to sophisticated individuals, entrepreneurial families and […]

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Opportunity for Employment Lawyer

Opportunity for Employment Lawyer

We highlight an opportunity for an ambitious employment lawyer to be based in Edinburgh. The successful applicant will work with a law firm associated with United Employment Lawyers and will be based in Edinburgh. Technical ability is important as are highly developed people skills and an entrepreneurial eye. Comprehensive training and mentoring will be provided […]

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Engaging people at work – the John Lewis way

Engaging people at work – the John Lewis way

One of the UK’s biggest festive retail success stories has been the performance of John Lewis and Waitrose – and this is directly attributable to how it employs its partners, says one of its senior managers. “The employee ownership business model succeeds by empowering all staff to unlock their full potential. Our partners service our […]

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Stop Employment law heritage from being shredded

Stop Employment law heritage from being shredded

UEL is happy to highlight a campaign to save a valuable archive of UK employment law. According to Robin White, of Old Square Chambers in London, the entire Employment Tribunal Judgment archive, dating back to the early 1960s, is due to be shredded in the next few weeks.  In the future, only the past six years of cases will […]

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