We have appointed Marie Macdonald as our new Chairman, succeeding founding Partner, Michael Samuel, who continues as a Consultant with the firm. Marie’s new appointment makes her the first woman to take up the mantle as Chair for Miller Samuel Hill Brown.
In our last two blogs, we focussed on where an employer can be vicariously liable for an assault by one employee on another and the potential employment law risks which can arise from Christmas gatherings. Today we bring you the last of our “3 Wise Men” blogs on matters to be conscious of during the festive party season, where employees are likely to have a much greater degree of social interaction with one another than at other times of the year. That increased contact when “off the clock” can often result in friction, with little tensions which have been bubbling under throughout the year reaching boiling point.