December 2013

Employment Law: What the New Whistle-blower Laws Mean

The first step to understanding how the laws are changing and what that means is to understand what the whistle-blower laws are in the first place. When an employee provides a statement that their company or department has done something that is illegal or dangerous, or not in the interest of the public, it is called whistle-blowing. 

Legal Professional Salaries

The world of law changes on a regular basis, so Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment has kicked off its annual Big Data Survey and is inviting legal employees all over the UK to take part.

The salary and benefits benchmarker was launched last year and immediately acknowledged within the legal industry for shining a spotlight on all the issues facing legal recruitment, as well as for spotting trends within the ever-changing legal landscape. 

Social Suicide: Is Your Facebook Profile Putting Employers Off?

Funny Facebook photos might give your friends and family a giggle, but what would a potential employer think of your hen party antics or you with your head down the loo on New Year’s Day? Did you know that around a third of employers now scan Facebook profiles to get more information on job candidates? Alarmingly, of these, a third say what they find puts them off hiring the candidate.