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We have one of the largest, best-qualified and most experienced teams of employment law specialists in the north and north-east of Scotland, providing expert, pragmatic and innovative solutions.

The team works with businesses and senior individuals to manage all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues in sectors including energy, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, agriculture, higher education, IT, professional services and the Third Sector.

With extensive credentials including acting for major employers and valuable in-house experience our employment team has a detailed understanding of the issues facing business and how they might best be addressed in order to manage risk and achieve your objectives.

Tailoring practical solutions which directly address what matters our employment team has an enviable track record of success for corporate and senior individual clients, and continues to grow to support the needs of our clients in a rapidly changing work environment.

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To make an enquiry, please contact a member of staff below or call 01224 845 845

Eric Gilligan

Eric Gilligan

Partner, Head of Employment

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linkedin contactT:01224 845 981
E:eric.gilligan@stronachs.com

Anya Duncan

Anya Duncan

Partner, Employment

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linkedin contactT:01224 845 907
E:anya.duncan@stronachs.com

David Chalmers

David Chalmers

Partner, Employment

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linkedin contactT:01224 845 817
E:david.chalmers@stronachs.com
How to deal with Employer References post GDPR

How to deal with Employer References pos…

Wednesday 20th June 2018

  Following the introduction of the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, one of the changes that has often been overlooked by employers has been the impact on the provision...

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 Discrimination arising from disability: Connecting the dots to liability.

Discrimination arising from disability:…

Thursday 31st May 2018

The concept of “discrimination arising from disability” was introduced by Equality Act 2010. It replaced the former concept of “disability-related discrimination”, which had become very difficult for claimants to establish...

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Discrimination in the Workplace that dares to speak its name

Discrimination in the Workplace that dar…

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Despite the recent focus on gender and sexual harassment issues it is worth recalling that there other forms of discrimination in the workplace which merit attention. Recently the lesbian, gay...

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Changing Terms and Conditions of Employment – the Dangers of Relying on Implied Consent

Changing Terms and Conditions of Employm…

Friday 27th April 2018

When faced with the need to reduce staff costs, one of the options employers often consider is changing terms and conditions of employment, for example reducing salaries or benefits to...

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Sauce for the Goose not sauce for the Gander. No direct discrimination in failing to pay enhanced shared parental leave pay.

Sauce for the Goose not sauce for the Ga…

Tuesday 17th April 2018

To establish that they have been directly discriminated against under the Equality Act 2010, a person needs to show that they have been treated less favourably than another person, known...

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 Employment Law Developments to Note for April

Employment Law Developments to Note for…

Monday 9th April 2018

The beginning of April brings important changes in employment law. This week, we highlight some of the most notable developments to have on your radar.

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Becoming Data Protection Compliant in the wake of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Scandal.

Becoming Data Protection Compliant in th…

Friday 23rd March 2018

Clive Humby, the engineer of Tesco’s Clubcard, was widely credited as the first to use the phrase: “Data is the new oil.” Since this statement 12 years ago, many organisations...

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Dismissing Pregnant Employees – Separating Legal Obligation from Misconception

Dismissing Pregnant Employees – Separati…

Friday 16th March 2018

Pregnant employees are afforded special protection under the law, especially with regard to dismissal and redundancy. A woman is in the so-called “protected period” from the start of her pregnancy...

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What Next for the Gender Pay Gap?

What Next for the Gender Pay Gap?

Friday 9th March 2018

Most employers and employees will be aware of the requirement on employers with more than 250 employees to publish certain specific information relating to their gender pay gap by 4...

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Oxfam Scandal leads to focus on Third Sector Employer Obligations

Oxfam Scandal leads to focus on Third Se…

Friday 2nd March 2018

OSCR, the Scottish Charity Regulator, has recently reiterated their guidance in relation to the safeguarding of individuals and the reporting of “notifiable events”. The guidance follows a series of high...

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The Government Response on the Taylor Review – Good Work?

The Government Response on the Taylor Re…

Thursday 22nd February 2018

Following substantial delay, the Government has now published its response to the Taylor Review, which was commissioned in response to issues arising out of the so-called “gig economy”, and a...

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 How to (legally) spy on your employees

How to (legally) spy on your employees

Wednesday 14th February 2018

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) recently heard the case of Lopez Ribalda & Other v. Spain, concerning five workers in a supermarket chain who raised concerns regarding covert...

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Gender Pay Gap versus Equal Pay: Turning the Spotlight on the Differences

Gender Pay Gap versus Equal Pay: Turning…

Friday 2nd February 2018

The news in the past week has been dominated by stories about the gender pay gap and the differences in what men and women have been earning for the same...

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All the Presidents Club Men (and the state of sexual harassment law)

All the Presidents Club Men (and the sta…

Friday 26th January 2018

Revelations about the behaviour of  (all male) guest at the Presidents Club charity event held last week at the exclusive Dorchester hotel in London have been met with outrage and...

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Mental Health in the Work Place

Mental Health in the Work Place

Friday 19th January 2018

In the week of “Blue Monday”, reportedly the most depressing day of the year, and with the NHS allegedly “haemorrhaging” nurses due to work related stress, the need for mental...

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Employment law and HR in 2018: what can we expect?

Employment law and HR in 2018: what can …

Wednesday 10th January 2018

  2017 was a big year for employment law and HR issues. In July 2017, the Supreme Court held that tribunal fees are unlawful. Since then, the official employment tribunal statistics...

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