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Yearly Archives: 2015

Acas Publishes new guidance on two (different) but important topics

Acas have been busy this summer and issued various guidance about 2 areas which can pose problems to employers: 1. Working in hot temperature: The guidance includes a lot of …

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We are recruiting …

Vacancy – Collingwood Legal, Paralegal Collingwood Legal is an innovative niche employment law firm based in Newcastle upon Tyne. The firm currently has five individual solicitors recommended by the Legal …

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Changes ahead for the Tax Treatment of Termination Payments

If you have used or are likely to use settlement agreements to settle disputes with employees, you may be interested in hearing that the Government launched a consultation on simplifying …

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National Minimum Living Wage to be introduced

Many employers may have been surprised to learn that the Conservative government plans to introduce a new national minimum Living Wage from April 2016. This will be operated by way …

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No need for sick employee to show inability to take leave

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the European Working Time Directive does not require workers on sick leave to demonstrate that they are physically unable to take annual leave …

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