There are approximately five million people currently providing unpaid care in the UK. Karen Farrell, an employment lawyer at Dentons, looks at what rights carers are afforded in the workplace under the law
The new Disclosure (Scotland) Act 202, which received royal assent on 14 July, and the Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019 are set to change the criminal record checks regime and the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. Mark Hamilton summarises the key changes
SSP amendments and their effect on businesses
New rules on foreign workers come into force on 1 January
SPAR Scotland wholesaler CJ Lang has been expanding its offer with new supplier partnerships
The team at United Wholesale Grocers has been stepping up its support for retailers and the community during the coronavirus outbreak
Filshill firing on all cylinders during crisis
One Stop makes case for retail model
Wholesaler cleans depot with ‘bio-fogging’ system
Nisa has been adapting to the challenges of the coronavirus outbreak by finding new ways to support its retailers
COSTCUTTER’s investment in social media training and guidance has become increasingly important over the past few months, according to the fascia
Employer rights when an employee is charged with an offence
CONFECTIONERY wholesaler Hancocks has reopened its Glasgow depot in accordance with social distancing guidelines
Competition rules have been relaxed for the grocery sector but, ironically, risks may have increased. The sector in Scotland should also bear in mind the heightened scrutiny expected from the considerably increased presence of the CMA in Edinburgh.
Industry key to success according to food crime unit boss Ron McNaughton
As an employer, you have a duty of care to your employees in relation to health and safety, and indeed towards other individuals, including workers/contractors and visitors to your premises.