Category - Employment

Restrictive covenants and working capacity

Posted, 15 January 2018 by Jody Mitchell
Categories: Corporate | Employment

Lack of precision in restrictive covenants can affect their enforceability, posing a real danger for the businesses looking to impose them. Partner Jody Mitchell explains.

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How will the GDPR affect you and your business?

Posted, 16 October 2017 by Sine Mackay
Categories: Data protection | Employment

From next May, new data protection regulations will radically alter our approach to data protection: what are the risks, and how can you protect your business?

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BBC News: And finally, the risk of unconscious bias.

Posted, 12 September 2017 by Sine Mackay
Categories: Employment

And finally, why spot salaries — such as those seen at the BBC — are prone to unconscious bias, increasing the chances of claims under the Equality Act.

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Latest news headlines: BBC pay equality by 2020?

Posted, 03 August 2017 by Kirk Tudhope
Categories: Employment

Inverness partner Kirk Tudhope explains why, even with the best of intentions at the BBC, pay equality by 2020 almost certainly won’t work.

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Employment tribunal fee regime unlawful - what happens now?

Posted, 27 July 2017 by Veli-Matti Raikkonen
Categories: Employment

Aberdeen-based senior associate Veli-Matti Raikkonen considers this week’s landmark Supreme Court ruling on employment tribunal fees.

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From Match of the Day to mind the gap — a different kind of reporting for the BBC

Posted, 20 July 2017 by Kirk Tudhope
Categories: Employment

Is PopMaster undervalued? Kirk Tudhope explains why publishing data on employees’ pay is only the start of addressing the gender pay gap.

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Employment Team on the road - warnings ahead

Posted, 08 June 2017 by Kirk Tudhope
Categories: Employment

Reflecting on recent employment law events we’ve hosted, Kirk Tudhope explains why it’s not enough to know the law if we can’t apply it to the real world.

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