Employment Law Solutions. Expert advice... more personal

Masterclass: #MeToo – Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Collingwood Legal would like to invite you to our Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Masterclass to be held on 15 November 2018 at Kingston Park Stadium.  The high profile “#MeToo” …

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Employment Law Update – Thursday 18 October 2018

We are delighted to invite you to our free Employment Law Update breakfast event on Thursday 18 October 2018 Case law and legislation are constantly changing the face of employment …

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Collingwood Legal to run Mock Employment Tribunal sessions with ACAS

Collingwood Legal has again been asked by the national conciliation service ACAS to run a series of Mock Employment Tribunal sessions in the north east region. Aimed at human resources …

Posted in Events, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Difficult Behaviour Masterclass – 5 July 2018

The Masterclass is designed to provide HR professionals, managers and supervisors the knowledge, skills and confidence to deal with extreme challenging behaviour in the workplace. We will provide you with …

Posted in Events | Comments Off on Difficult Behaviour Masterclass – 5 July 2018

Free Breakfast Seminar – Employment Law Update Thursday 14 June 2018

We are delighted to invite you to our free Employment Law Update breakfast event on Thursday 14 June at Kingston Park Stadium, Brunton Lane, Newcastle, NE13 8AF.  Case law and …

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

GDPR Masterclass – 24 April 2018

As I am sure you are already aware the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018 to enhance protection to EU citizens from privacy …

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Use of substitute consistent with employee status

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Chatfield-Roberts v Phillips & Universal Aunts has held that the right to use a substitute does not necessarily prevent an individual having …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment

Section 1 Statements

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Stefanko and others v Maritime Hotel Ltd has considered whether employees have a right to receive a statement of employment particulars when …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment

Collingwood Legal Managing Partner shortlisted as Best in UK

The managing partner of a Newcastle-based specialist employment law firm is in the running for a high-profile national award. Collingwood Legal’s Paul McGowan has been shortlisted by the Legal 500 …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment

Long-term disability benefits and capability dismissals

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Awan v ICTS Ltd has held that there must be a term implied into a contract of employment that an employer cannot …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment

Dismissal for failed drugs test was unfair

The Employment Tribunal in the case of Ball v First Essex Buses Ltd has found that a bus driver was unfairly dismissed after failing a drugs test. Background The Claimant …

Posted in Law | Leave a comment