Fair work makes practical sense
30 June 2020
“I speak to virtually to every member of staff every day … I don’t know how else you would run a business.
Through running apprenticeships, we often get really cracking young people into the business.”
Scott Jarron, co-owner, Scott Brothers Butchers
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Who we are
At Scott Brothers, we’ve been selling great meat for over 80 years and three generations. We have around 65 staff, working across our factory, kitchen, bakery, deliveries, online shop and office, as well as in our Dundee and Tayside shops.
Fairness has always been an important principle for Scott Brothers. We’ve long had a ‘Fair and Proper’ pricing promise for our customers, and it makes obvious sense to treat our workforce fairly too.
When we came across the Scottish Government’s Fair Work initiative, we found that we were already applying several Fair Work principles without even realising it! But it’s useful to have a more formal checklist and framework through the Fair Work action plan.