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Yearly Archives: 2013

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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Queen’s Speech 2013 – key implications for employment law

In the Queen’s Speech on 8 May the government announced a whole raft of legislation it intends to implement in the next parliamentary session and the following proposals will be …

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