'Bumping' relates to the process whereby an employee whose role within an organisation is at risk of redundancy is redeployed into an alternative role, and the individual who previously undertook that role is dismissed as redundant instead. Are employers required to give consideration to the option of bumping in every situation?
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The Scottish Law Commission has published a revised version of the Trusts (Scotland) Bill. The proposed Bill will be brought before the Scottish Parliament for consideration although it may be some time before the Bill is considered due to the current busy Parliamentary timetable.
Avoiding bias in sports law disputes is as important as in other type of dispute. The Human Rights Court recently considered a challenge to the impartiality of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
It has been over a year since the #MeToo movement went viral on social media in an attempt to promote public debate on the widespread prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace. But has the ongoing debate changed what is going on in the workplace? Not if a recent poll which has found that employers could do more to protect their employees is anything to go by.
Following reports stating that the Scottish Finance Secretary would not follow the UK government in a game of "tig" by raising the higher rate threshold to £50,000 in line with the UK threshold, Derek Mackay stuck to the plan yesterday as he delivered the Draft Scottish Budget.