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Why employment law should be taught at school

Malcolm Mackay, founder  of United Employment Lawyers, considers how the addition of employment law to the school curriculum would be of value to the younger generation. Head teachers and educationists could be forgiven for not wishing to load extra subject matter onto the crowded curriculum. So, at the risk of

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Commonsense approach to mental health needed

The following article by UEL Chairman Malcolm Mackay appeared in The Scotsman Newspaper. That well-known political spin-doctor Alastair Campbell was on the stump in Edinburgh recently. Tony Blair’s former spokesman wasn’t speaking about Brexit nor IndieRef2, but something more personal: his own battle with mental health. For someone, once so

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Technology does matter, but having an understanding relationship with clients matters more

The following article by Malcolm Mackay appeared in today's edition of The Scotsman newspaper: Beyond reasonable doubt, the highest profile legal figure in the news is the fictitious Rachel Zane, of Suits, the massively popular American television series about vertiginous corporate lawyers. Of course, its star, Meghan Markle, is preparing

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