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Legal 500 Success

The team at Collingwood Legal are celebrating after being recommended as a leading law firms by independent legal services bible, The Legal 500.   The specialist employment law firm now boasts …

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Collingwood Legal welcomes Joanne Applegarth

One of the north east legal community’s rising stars has joined Collingwood Legal to help service growing client demand. Joanne Applegarth has moved to Collingwood Legal after spending almost a …

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Holiday pay and Sickness

All workers have the right to 5.6 weeks paid holiday in each leave year. This statutory right cannot be replaced by a payment in lieu except on termination of employment. …

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Employment Law Reforms

George Osborne has very recently announced changes to rules on unfair dismissal and the tribunal system with the aim of reducing the number of employees bringing claims. The qualifying period …

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Employment Tribunal Statistics show the cost of Age Discrimination

The Ministry of Justice has recently published its annual statistics for Employment tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal for the year ending 31 March 2011. The statistics show there has …

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