A fine time to build a flexible workplace

A fine time to build a flexible workplace

Adelle Morris, (pictured, left) an employment lawyer with Grigor & Young in Elgin, hails the extension of flexible working as a benefit for all – provided the guidelines for employee and employers are clear. The right to request flexible working is crucial to many carers who look after young children, disabled people and adults in […]

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Zero hour contracts moves on to UK election agenda

Zero hour contracts moves on to UK election agenda

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 prevent the exploitative use of […]

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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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