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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Employment Team of the Year

The team at Collingwood Legal are delighted to be recognised as the ‘Employment Team of the Year’ by the prestigious Northern Law Awards. On 23 June, the team attended the …

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Euro 2016 – advice for employers

International sporting events can create a great atmosphere (if the team is doing well!) but can also lead to various issues in the workplace. The Euro 2016 competition runs until …

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Brexit – potential implications for employment law

A substantial amount of employment law in the UK has derived or been shaped by the European Union; discrimination, family-friendly rights and the working time regulations are just a few …

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When is an expectation a practice?

The law An employer is under a duty to make reasonable adjustments when it operates a ‘provision, criterion or practice’ (“PCP”) that puts a disabled employee at a disadvantage compared …

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Raising concerns with an employee on sick leave

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found that an employee was constructively unfairly dismissed when her employer wrote to her with non-urgent concerns while she was on sick leave for …

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