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Long term sickness and dismissal

Background  The Claimant was Director of Learning ICT at St Catherine’s Academy (“the Academy”). In 2011 she went off sick suffering from stress, anxiety and depression following an assault by …

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Collingwood Legal supports Lee Congerton with Celtic contract

Collingwood Legal has scored another success for its growing sports practice, advising Lee Congerton on his top appointment at Celtic Football Club. Principal Solicitor Paul McGowan worked closely with Collingwood …

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Update – Employment Tribunal compensation and the National Minimum Wage

We have provided a brief overview of increases to compensation limits in the employment tribunal and the rise in the National Minimum Wage which will be coming into force in …

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Headscarves and discrimination

Background You may recall our bulletin last year which discussed Attorney General opinions on religious discrimination including an opinion on the recent European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) case that has …

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Redundancy tainted by sex discrimination is unfair

Background The Claimant was employed as an engineer in the Connectivity Operations team. While on maternity leave she submitted a flexible working request and returned in 2013 on a part …

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