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Yearly Archives: 2018

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Pilot with anxiety when flying was unfairly dismissed

The Employment Tribunal has held in the case of Guest v FlyBe that a pilot suffering from anxiety related sickness arising from flying was unfairly dismissed. Background The Claimant was …

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When does “office banter” amount to harassment?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in Evans v Xactly Corporation Limited has considered a case of harassment. Background The Claimant was employed by Xactly Corporation Ltd (“the Company”) as a salesman.  …

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