UPDATE: In its ‘Good Work Plan’ published in December 2018 the government indicated that it will legislate to ban employers from making deductions from staff tips (ie...

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When can a landlord exercise the right to forfeit a lease? Forfeiture is a landlord’s right to bring a lease to an end as a result of a tenant’s breach. A landlord may...

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Which protected characteristics are covered There is protection from harassment where it relates to one or more of the following protected characteristics (see: Protected...

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The right to take time off from work for holidays may arise under contract or statute. Holiday benefits both employers and workers by allowing workers a period of...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: From April 2020, employer National Insurance contributions (NICs) will be payable on termination payments above £30,000. This change will be...

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Most of the work conducted throughout a probate matter is of a common nature. Consequently practitioners will find that they are, in essence, repeating the same letter,...

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Introduction This Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The disclosure pilot...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can be varied in...

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It is highly likely that an employer will, at some time during the employment relationship, wish to change the terms and conditions on which any particular employee or...

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Under English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed. This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which a deed is necessary or...

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This Practice Note sets out the position for cases where the relevant transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE 2006)...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by the President of the Family Division, regarding all proceedings in the Family Court in England and Wales...

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The Commercial Property Standard Enquiries(CPSEs) are a suite of documents prepared by members of the London Property Support Lawyers Group (LPSLG) and endorsed by the...

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Workers and employers are free to agree any hours of work they choose up to the maximum working hours set out in the Working Time Regulations 1998, SI 1998/1833 (WTR...

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The Lexis®PSL Employment case tracker is produced in collaboration with Gowling WLG. Links to Lexis®PSL Employment News Analysis reports are included where they are...

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The early conciliation (EC) requirement (also known as mandatory Acas early conciliation) is an obligation on a prospective claimant to contact Acas with certain...

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