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Employment Lawyer in Your Pocket returns with Season 5!

Posted: 29th July 2019

Blackadders’ highly-rated “Employment Lawyer In Your Pocket” podcast returns for another season on 6 September 2019. The podcast is aimed at business owners and managers and intends to steer them through the contentious world of employment law. Simon Allison explain, “The podcast industry is booming in the UK with nearly 6 million adults tuning in each week to their favourite shows. The number of weekly listeners has doubled in the past five years with over 50% of adults regularly listening to podcasts. The peak time for podcast listening is 8am with most podcasts listened to whilst travelling. We find that a large percentage of our new client enquiries come to us, via our podcast. We now have over 10,000 subscribers from all parts of the UK”

Check out their latest trailer here

Expect more pragmatic advice, engaging banter and, if listening to Scotland’s ‘Employment Team of The Year’ isn’t enough to turn your head then there is always their three takeaway tips.

We aren’t trying to get all factor 50 on you, but as one client states, “Blackadders podcasts are occasionally intelligent, occasionally witty  and always engaging!”, so crack on and have a listen


Blackadders award-winning employment team regularly appear in employment tribunals and give advice and support with ongoing HR and employment law issues from recruitment and performance management right through to TUPE and social media. The team regularly participate in employment law seminars and training events on all aspects of employment law for clients, HR professionals and other bodies.

Chambers and Partners 2019 states that Simon and his team are “professional, accessible and less stuffy than some legal firms”. As well as this the team are “customer-focused and dedicated. You genuinely feel that they care about the case – it’s not just another job to them”.

The team won the Scottish Legal Awards “Employment Team of the Year Award” in 2019, the “Lawyer of the Year Award” in 2018 and the “Excellence in Client Care Award” in 2017.

Blackadders LLP are a full service firm with offices in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth, Arbroath, Edinburgh and Glasgow. We work as a team offering first class, trusted advice to individuals and businesses. From planning you and your family’s affairs and investments, advice on resolving disputes, through to commercial legal advice for every type of business, Blackadders is trusted by thousands of clients every year to help them achieve their goals.


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