2 June - Employment-law update 2021 – hosted by the ICAS Highlands Area Network
In this session, hosted by the ICAS Highlands Area Network, and open to all ICAS Members and Students, we heard from Kirk Tudhope, a Partner at solicitors Ledingham Chalmers. Kirk presented an informative update that wasn’t full of legal jargon but was packed with everything businesses need to know about employment law, from redundancy issues to discrimination claims and TUPE.
(Duration: 1 hour. Originally recorded 2 June 2021)
Key themes and topics
- Redundancy selection: Must there be a pool and do we really need a selection criteria?
- Status: Why it matters for both Uber drivers and IR35 contractors.
- Discrimination: Just what are Vento scales and what might they cost an employer?
- Holidays: Why employers may be facing years of back-dated claims.
- TUPE: Can businesses be required to share employees post transfer?
Who are the speakers?
- Kirk Tudhope - Partner, Ledingham Chalmers solicitors
Kirk heads up the firm’s Employment Law Team in Inverness, Aberdeen and Edinburgh and has advised employers on the challenges arising from the workplace for over 25 years. He is the only Law Society of Scotland accredited specialist in Employment Law based in the Highlands and is also recognised in the leading guides to the Legal Profession: Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. Kirk represents employers throughout the North and North East of Scotland, ranging from small businesses to many of the region’s leading employers.
- Chair: Gavin Mackenzie CA
Gavin is Finance Director at Meallmore Group, he was also on ICAS council for 6 years (2008-2014).
(Please note that views and opinions expressed by speakers at ICAS webinars are their own and not necessarily reflective of ICAS’ views.)
Who’s this for?
- CAs in Business
- CAs in Practice
- Business owners and managers
- This webinar is hosted by the Highlands Area Network and is open all ICAS Members and Students regardless of location.
Counts as CPD activity
Depending upon your individual role and training and development needs, watching this webinar can count towards your annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirement.