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Doing the honorable thing is no defence under new EU cyber-security rules

The cyber-attacks on the NHS are a shuddering wake-up call for all of us – yet it is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to threats to business. Here’s a terrifying case where the managing director of a prominent Scottish company (we'll call him "the boss") has

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Rocky road ahead for ACAS early bird intervention

Posted on May 05, 2014 By In Events and seminars

One of the founding fathers of ACAS predicts a rocky transition to the compulsory early-bird intervention required before parties can proceed to a full-blown employment tribunal. Colin McGrath, an employment tribunal member in Manchester for over 30 years, who lives in the Scottish Borders, says there are likely to be

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Ayrshire firms to get employment law advice at seminar

Posted on Apr 10, 2014 By In Events and seminars

Ayrshire’s economy is picking up as summer approaches – but individuals looking for seasonal work and employers taking on part-timers need to be clear about changing employment law. The seminar, at Kylestrome Hotel, 11 Miller Road, Ayr, 7.45am for 8am to 9.30 am, on Friday 16th May, is

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