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Yearly Archives: 2013

Collingwood Legal Seminar Programme 2013

Collingwood Legal are running a programme of FREE employment law seminars.  Please contact us on 0191 2822880 or click HERE to book on-line.   Date Topic Venue Time Register  21.03.13 …

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Collingwood Legal welcomes Joanne Applegarth

One of the north east legal community’s rising stars has joined Collingwood Legal to help service growing client demand. Joanne Applegarth has moved to Collingwood Legal after spending almost a …

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Case Law Update – Fixing a retirement age: Seldon v Clarkson Wright & Jakes

The law Forcing an employee to retire at a certain age is direct age discrimination.  A business can lawfully operate a fixed retirement age only if it can show that …

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HR dilemma: ‘new recruit’s legal case fills us with dread’

Article from the Financial Times – published on 15 May 2013 We recently recruited a senior member of staff who entirely outshone all other candidates during the interviews. To my …

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Onu v Akwiwu anor – Post-employment victimisation is covered by the Equality Act 2010

In Onu v Akwiwu anor the EAT considered again whether protection from post-employment victimisation was covered by the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”). Langstaff P hearing the appeal as Chair …

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