News & Legal Updates
Clearing the Air on Smoking Policies12th September 2017Since 2006, there has been legislation in Scotland which has prohibited smoking in public places. This encompasses a wide variety of premises from bars and restaurants to public transportation vehicles. The legislation also includes offices, factories and any non-domestic premises in which one or more people work. Many employers will also have a separate no-smoking … Continue reading "Clearing the Air on Smoking Policies"
A crescendo to Vento: Increases to employee awards in discrimination cases5th September 2017“Injury to feelings” provides the most substantial part of an award in cases of discrimination, ie when someone is treated unfavourably because they hold one of the 8 protected characteristics (age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation – sorry Gingers, still no protection for you … Continue reading "A crescendo to Vento: Increases to employee awards in discrimination cases"