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Categories: Inside the world of work, The Expert View, Opinion, health in the workplace

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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Negotiating around pay inequality

When Glasgow City Council, one of Scotland’s largest employers, voted to end more than a decade of argument over equal pay for low-paid, mainly female staff, it was bound to be controversial. In many ways, the council should be applauded for finally trying to resolve this matter. It was clearly

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