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Archives: Apr 27, 2014

Zero hour contracts moves on to UK election agenda

Posted on Apr 27, 2014 By In Employment news

The issue of zero hour contracts is set to become one of the issues of the next UK general election on 7 May next year. Now the CIPD – the professional body for HR and people development – has stepped in offering its broad support to Labour party proposals to

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A Premier agreement that eases the pain for sacked football managers – and for everyone else too

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 By In The Expert View

The rapid departure of Manchester United’s coach David Moyes highlights the benefit of a settlement agreement, explains Ewan Stafford, an employment law expert with Macleod & MacCallum, in Inverness, and part of the United Employment Lawyers’ network. There is nothing subtle about being a sacked Premier League manager in the

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Leading Edinburgh and Midlothian law firm the latest to join UEL

Posted on Apr 13, 2014 By In News from the UEL network

One of Edinburgh and Midlothian’s most respected local law firms is the latest to join the expanding United Employment Lawyers network. Allan McDougall solicitors  have been providing legal advice to clients since the 1920s. They have offices in Penicuik and Dalkeith, along with central Edinburgh and at Meadowbank and Liberton.

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