It’s perverse – but I’m only being reasonable

It’s perverse – but I’m only being reasonable

Ben Thornber, of Thornber Employment Law, and a member of the United Employment Lawyers network, asks what is ‘reasonable’ for both employee and employer when it comes to the work place How often does it occur that you think you are acting entirely reasonably, but bizarrely someone else thinks you’re well out of order?   Quite […]

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Does Michelle’s underwear case reveal more than we need to know?

Does Michelle’s underwear case reveal more than we need to know?

The high profile case of Scotland’s underwear entrepreneur Michelle Mone shows once again how Employment Tribunals continue to attract massive public interest. According to media coverage of this case, Ms Mone – of Ultimo bra frame – was ‘very demanding’ on one of her accountancy staff. Hugh McGinley, an accountant with her firm, MJM International, […]

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Seminar for Moray employers

Seminar for Moray employers

Grigor and Young’s sister employment law company  Moray Employment Law will host a breakfast seminar for employers on 5 March in Elgin. Moray has a unique and diverse economy and the seminar will deal with current employment law issues and legislative developments with a focus on how they will affect local employers. You should attend […]

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Why take on regular employees?

Why take on regular employees?

Employment lawyer Ben Thornber (pictured) asked this rhetorical and thought-provoking question at a seminar for business people in Fife yesterday. Speaking of the rapidly changing face of the workplace, with outsourcing, agency staff, freelancing, part-time work and zero hour contracts all part of modern life, Ben Thornber, a principal with Thornber Employment Law, in Dunfermline, […]

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