When business thrives, communities prosper and Scotland benefits. We connect Scottish industry to the resources they need to thrive. By supporting Scottish industry we’re helping you create a resilient, skilled economy to compete on the world stage.
This service aims to help companies with their day-to-day needs. We will help to formulate policies and procedures designed specifically for this purpose.
We will examine your existing company policies and by determining your future needs we will work with you to formulate a ‘best practice’ set of concepts.
The service also provides practical support in responding to and resolving employment relations problems and assisting in implementing changes, including:
This service gives immediate access to an experienced professional adviser who will offer bespoke advice and immediate access on the topics of Employment Law, Employment Relations, Employment Policies and Practices, Health, Safety and Environment.
Common areas we provide advice
Alcohol and Drugs, Unfair Dismissal, Absence Management, Equal Pay, Disciplinary Procedures, European Directives, Grievance Procedures, Trades Unions’ Rights and Obligations, Sick Pay, Redundancy, Termination of Employment, COSHH, Industrial Action, Noise at Work, Maternity Leave, Settlement Agreements, Discrimination and Job Evaluation.
Our team of qualified professionals will offer advice in dealing with all matters referred by employees or ex-employees to an Employment Tribunal. The Service provides comprehensive, experienced and highly respected support to safeguard your interests in this complex legal area.
The service covers all issues arising from employees or former employees raising an action against a company. Such issues can involve unfair dismissal, redundancy payments and protective awards, sex, race and disability discrimination, maternity rights, time off for public or trade union duties.
Our team of experienced professionals can offer a wide range of services allied to health and safety and environmental issues which includes not only training on all aspects of Health and Safety but also support to manufacturing through consultancy, audits and noise monitoring. This is achieved through liaison and partnership with public sector bodies (such as the HSE, SEPA, Carbon Trust, Envirowise).
This service includes two on site half-day audits looking at management systems and the way they function in practice followed by an inspection of work areas to examine physical conditions and compliance with legislation.
The audits can cover any area, activity of potential concern as the company wishes.
All audits are followed by a confidential written report that includes recommendations for action.
Other advantages of the service include:
Separately from the Health and Safety Service, we provide general Health and Safety Audits, or audits of any particular area or activity of potential concern.
The audit is designed to achieve three principle objectives:
All audits are followed by a confidential written report that includes appropriate recommendations for action. This is a useful tool to anyone trying to benchmark against existing legislation and the report will indicate where the company needs to prioritise resources.
Membership of Scottish Engineering ensures RWG is well informed about important economic factors and government directives impacting our business. Networking with our peers within the Scottish engineering community is a wonderful opportunity to share best practice in both manufacturing and services sectors, improving RWG’s overall competitiveness. In addition, Scottish Engineering is a reliable source of specialist support for RWG, providing expert guidance on issues such as health and safety legislation and employment law.
Scottish Engineering provide us with very practical advice and commercial considerations. They continue to be knowledgeable, positive and approachable. They are easily accessible and extremely responsive. What I like most is the professional, yet personable attitude from whichever Legal Advisor takes your call and a full explanation of everything in a very detailed, yet simplistic manner.