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Archives: Dec 18, 2014
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Obesity ruling will impact on Scottish business

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 By In Employment news

A landmark ruling on obesity in the workplace will have an impact on Scottish businesses, says United Employment Lawyers chairman, Malcolm Mackay. He anticipates Scottish business will be seeking legal guidance on how to interpret a European Court of Justice ruling that companies must not discriminate on the grounds of

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Shared Parental Leave – Step to Fighting Inequality?

Posted on Dec 16, 2014 By In Employment news

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out her stall to business leaders last week with the aim of making Scotland more competitive while finding ways of fighting social deprivation and inequality.  In many ways, she is to be applauded for confronting a deep-rooted national problem that is holding back the

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Shared Rights For Parents In Workplace Starts Today

Posted on Dec 01, 2014 By In Employment news

Workplace experts Acas are advising Shared rights for parents in workplace starts today Employers and employees are been urged to get up to speed with new shared parental leave rights that come into force today.Shared parental leave (SPL) is a new legal right which allows couples to share maternity

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