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At last – some good news for employers?

Last week the government announced two changes to employment tribunals to be introduced in the summer.  The government is tackling the “claims culture” whereby employees bring a claim against their …

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Employee Owners – less employment law burden but at what cost?

What is it? Following the Government Employment Law Review, it is proposed that a new ‘employee-owner’ status of employment will come into effect from April 2013. It is hoped that …

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Celebrity guest joins the Collingwood Legal team

The team at Collingwood Legal happened to be out for a few drinks on Thursday 13 September (well, actually we were celebrating our 2nd birthday!) when we met Mo Farah, …

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Collingwood Legal and ACAS team up to run successful mock tribunal event

The Collingwood Legal team joined up with Ian Mastaglio and Malcolm Philips of ACAS Newcastle office to run a highly successful full day mock Employment Tribunal event at ACAS’ Newcastle …

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Pension Auto-enrolment – What you need to know!

From October this year employers will be under an obligation to enrol all “eligible job holders” onto a contributory pension scheme. The scheme is being introduced incrementally, with staging dates …

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