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Archives: May 24, 2014

Protect your team at work to stop silly own goals

Posted on May 24, 2014 By In The Expert View

Inverness lawyer Ewan Stafford, a solicitor with Macleod & MacCallum, and a UEL member, says the Richard Scudamore affair highlights the importance of having a workable digital policy in place. The press has been awash with allegations that Richard Scudamore, the chief executive of the English Premier League, sent private

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1,800 fee waiver claims rejected for employment tribunal system

Posted on May 15, 2014 By In The Expert View

A United Employment Lawyers news briefing looks at the latest UK statistics of waiver claims. Around 1,800 claims against employment tribunal charges have been rejected, according to statistics revealed by the Minister for Courts and Legal Aid in the House of Commons this week. From 29 July to 31 December

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An early bird finds her form with new Acas process

Posted on May 08, 2014 By In The Expert View

Briony Cruden, of Bannerman Burke (pictured here at the firm’s employment law seminar held recently in Melrose) and a member of the United Employment Lawyers network, gives a first-hand account of Acas’ Early Conciliation Service Last week I had my first encounter with Acas’ Early Conciliation Service. I am a

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