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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Preventing the misuse of confidentiality clauses

Confidentiality clauses are often included in settlement agreements between employers and employees to prevent the disclosure of sensitive information. Although they can serve a useful and legitimate purpose for both …

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SAR Wars! (GDPR versus HR) – Masterclass 19 September 2019

Collingwood Legal is hosting a half-day SAR Wars! Masterclass on Thursday 19 September 2019 at Kingston Park Stadium. During the session we will assess: the impact of the General Data …

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What is “in the course of employment”?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in the case of Forbes v LHR Airport Ltd has considered whether an employer should be liable for harassment where one of its employees posts …

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Extending redundancy protection for women and new parents

Research by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (“EHRC”) in 2016 found that 77% of mothers had either a negative …

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