Morton Fraser's Podcasts

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Morton Fraser's podcasts from all areas of the business.www.morton-fraser.com

Episodios

  • The journey from trainee to partner

    12/01/2022 Duración: 07min

    Following the recent appointment of several partners, chair, Jenny Dickson speaks with recently promoted Jack Kerr about his journey from trainee solicitor to partner within our private client division.

  • Employment law 2022 - what to expect - Part 2

    11/01/2022 Duración: 15min

    In part 2 of a 2 part podcast, Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss what to expect on the employment law front in the second half of 2022 as well as considering other changes that may take place over the coming years.

  • Masterclass in Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Claims: Quantum

    10/01/2022 Duración: 22min

    In the third episode of our six-part series, David Hossack discusses with experts Nicola Edgar and Derek Couper how to value personal injury and medical negligence claims. This includes discussion on the various heads of claim which should be considered including solatium, loss of earnings, services and future losses including potential pension loss and any ongoing medical treatment which may be required. Nicola and Derek share their experience of how to evidence losses which have been incurred, taking into account who is making the claim. They also discuss recent loss of society awards made by the Courts which often allow us to better predict the value of these types of claims.

  • Employment law 2022 - what to expect - Part 1

    06/01/2022 Duración: 07min

    In part 1 of a 2 part podcast, Innes Clark and David Hossack discuss what to expect on the employment law front in the first half of 2022.  

  • Employment Law Review of the Year 2021 - Part 2

    20/12/2021 Duración: 11min

    In the second part of a two part podcast, Innes Clark and David Hossack look back at what happened in employment law in the second half of 2021.

  • Employment Law Review of the Year 2021 - Part 1

    16/12/2021 Duración: 12min

    In our weekly employment law podcast Innes Clark and David Hossack look back at what happened in employment law in the first half of 2021.

  • Masterclass in Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Claims

    06/12/2021 Duración: 18min

    In the second episode of our six-part series, David Hossack discusses with experts Nicola Edgar and Derek Couper their insights on establishing liability in personal injury and medical negligence claims.  Nicola and Derek will share their experience on establishing liability depending upon the facts and circumstances of the case, including the tests applied by the court and the evidence which will be required to satisfy them.  They will also provide tips on recovering evidence and discuss when expert evidence should be obtained, in light of recent case law.

  • A costly lesson for employers looking to circumvent pay bargaining with their trade unions

    03/12/2021 Duración: 18min

    Sarah Gilzean talks to barrister Stuart Brittenden about the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Kostal v Dunkley and the costly lesson for employers seeking to bypass collective bargaining with their trade unions.

  • Christmas Parties in 2021

    03/12/2021 Duración: 16min

    Employment lawyer, Fiona Meek and personal injury expert Derek Couper discuss Christmas events with David Hossack including "after party" Christmas events and in what circumstances employers might still be liable for the actions of employees. They also consider what impact Covid19 may have on the planning of Christmas events.

  • Adaptation, Loss and Damage - Before and After COP26

    29/11/2021 Duración: 13min

    Following the close of negotiations at COP26, Nick Atkins and Isabel MacSwan discuss the previous framework for the concept of Loss & Damage and how this was developed further at COP26, as well as the delivery of practical solutions needed to adapt to the impacts of climate change. *Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

  • 14 year old employee discriminated against on the grounds of age

    24/11/2021 Duración: 06min

    Whilst most age discrimination cases focus on older employees, in our weekly employment podcast David Hossack and Caroline Maher discuss an interesting Employment Tribunal case in which a schoolgirl successfully argued that she had been discriminated against on the grounds of her age.

  • Masterclass in Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Claims

    22/11/2021 Duración: 14min

    In the first episode of our six-part series discussing personal injury and medical negligence claims, experts, David Hossack, Nicola Edgar and Derek Couper will share their experience of the challenges and opportunities most often encountered when acting on behalf of individuals in pursuing claims resulting from injury, misdiagnosis, disease or death. They will also provide an introduction into the range of topics that will be covered in the series over the coming months. The six-part series is aimed at solicitors working in this area of law. It will focus on a variety of topics which are relevant to everyday practice including the key issues a claimant must overcome in order to achieve a successful outcome to their case, the investigation of liability, the most effective ways to quantify losses to ensure no disadvantage is unaccounted for when negotiating appropriate compensation, how best to fund claims, and key lessons in recovering expenses including maximisation of judicial accounts. The impact of COVID-

  • Can supporting a particular football club amount to a philosophical belief?

    16/11/2021 Duración: 11min

    Following recent media reports that an individual is seeking to argue that his support of Rangers Football Club amounts to a philosophical belief for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010, Partner David Hossack and Senior Associate Elise Turner discuss the relevant legal tests and whether being a supporter of a football club is likely to be protected.

  • Employer liability in whistleblowing claims

    08/11/2021 Duración: 07min

    Can a line be drawn between an employer's decision to dismiss and the actions of a manager?

  • Ethical veganism as a protected belief: Jordi Casamitjana's journey to success

    01/11/2021 Duración: 16min

    Sarah Gilzean talks to Jordi Casamitjana about how he succeeded in establishing protection under the Equality Act for his beliefs as an ethical vegan and what this means for employers and employees.  

  • A "haunting" reminder for employers about the importance of a fair investigation in unfair dismissal cases

    27/10/2021 Duración: 12min

    With Halloween fast approaching, David Hossack and Fiona Meek discuss a recent Employment Tribunal decision in which a teacher was unfairly dismissed after a pupil claimed he was locked in a haunted cupboard.      

  • Mentoring the future

    26/10/2021 Duración: 12min

    Each one of us has a role to play in shaping the people of tomorrow. Mentoring is such a fantastic way to achieve that and is one of the reasons we're working with MCR Pathways. Listen to our latest podcast which details why mentoring is so important, how we're involved and what you can do to help. Music in the background from Fesliyan Studios

  • Employment law essentials - Tribunal claim risks and what employers need to prepare for

    21/10/2021 Duración: 11min

    In our weekly podcast, David Hossack and Innes Clark discuss 3 areas of risk that employers are currently facing as well as looking at what employers should have on their radar.

  • Argument over chicken nuggets results in unfair dismissal

    14/10/2021 Duración: 09min

    In our weekly podcast, Partner David Hossack and Senior Solicitor Fiona Meek discuss a recent Employment Tribunal case which centred around a dismissal for gross misconduct following a dispute in a staff canteen.

  • Failure to consider flexible working request properly costs employer over £180,000

    06/10/2021 Duración: 11min

    In our weekly podcast, Partner David Hossack and Senior Solicitor Fiona Meek discuss a recent case which has been in the news, where an employee was awarded a significant amount of compensation following her employer's failure to properly consider her flexible working request.

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