Legal representation and indemnity (LRI) package
AS part of our employment law service, we offer an additional indemnity product to protect your practice in case an employee attempts to take you to an employment tribunal.
A third of women face sexual harassment in the workplace
A THIRD of women in Scotland have been subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a recent survey.
Did you know?
THE Employment Law team at MDDUS have a range of useful documentation available.
GDPR clause for your employment contracts
IN May 2018, significant changes were made to the data protection regulations in the form of the acronym which put the fear into us all - GDPR!
THE National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018 have been published and are as follows (per hour) from 1 April:
HR Alert: Right to work checks
PRACTICES must ensure they comply with new right to work check rules or risk harsh penalties.
Ask the expert: Reducing sick pay
A COUPLE of employees in our practice have particularly high absence levels. This has increased pressure on their colleagues who cover the work while they are off sick. At present, the practice provides contractual sick pay of six months full pay followed by six months half pay in a 12-month rolling year period.
Case study: Making reasonable adjustments for employees
THIS case highlights the importance of making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees.
Ask the expert: Practice merger
Q. Due to recent issues trying to recruit new GPs, the partners of my practice have been in discussion with another local practice about the possibility of taking them over and pooling resources. I believe that the two nurses and three receptionists who would move to our practice currently have more generous terms with regard to salaries, sick pay and holidays. Would we be obliged to increase our current staff’s benefits to match their new colleagues? I’m not sure our practice can afford to do so.
Acas launches new guidance to tackle discrimination at work
ACAS has published new guidance Religion or belief discrimination aimed at preventing discrimination at work.