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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Another blow to the Gig Economy?

The Supreme Court has upheld the Employment Tribunal’s decision in Pimlico Plumbers v Gary Smith that Mr Smith was classed as a “worker” under section 230(3) of the Employment Rights …

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Collingwood Legal appoints new solicitor

Collingwood Legal has appointed a highly-experienced associate solicitor. Helen Scott will support the growth ambitions of the employment law specialists following a significant rise in business. The Newcastle-based firm has …

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Does misconduct need to be ‘gross’ for a dismissal to be fair without warning?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Quintile Commercials v Barango has held that misconduct does not have to be “gross” to make a dismissal without prior warnings fair. …

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Difficult Behaviour Masterclass – 5 July 2018

The Masterclass is designed to provide HR professionals, managers and supervisors the knowledge, skills and confidence to deal with extreme challenging behaviour in the workplace. We will provide you with …

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#MeToo – sexual harassment in the workplace

The high profile “#MeToo” campaign has been headline news in both mainstream media and social media platforms for several months now. The scandals involving Harvey Weinstein and the recent criminal …

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