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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Six of the Best for Top Tier Collingwood Legal!

Newcastle based law firm Collingwood Legal has been recognised as a Top Tier employment law firm in the legal services guide the Legal 500 for the fourth year in a …

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When is a whistleblowing disclosure in the public interest?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) in the case of Okwu v Rise Community Action has considered whether a protected disclosure, or ‘whistleblowing disclosure’, needs to actually be in the public interest or if it is sufficient that the person making the disclosure believes that it is.

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Free Breakfast Seminar 17th October 2019 – Employment Law Update

We are delighted to invite you to our free Employment Law Update breakfast event on Thursday 17 October 2019. Case law and legislation are constantly changing the face of employment …

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Can a suspension lead to a constructive unfair dismissal?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Upton-Hansen Architects v Gyftaki has considered whether a decision to suspend an employee accused of gross misconduct could lead to a successful constructive unfair dismissal claim.

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When is an employee protected as a whistleblower?

The Employment Tribunal (“ET”) has considered whether an employee can rely upon whistleblower protection when they are considering making a protected disclosure but have not yet made one.

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