Employment Law

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Employment guidance:

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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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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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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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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On 15 December 2015, the EU institutions reached agreement on Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaced Directive 95/46/EC,...

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UPDATE: On 21 July 2019, following its consultation on ‘Confidentiality clauses: measures to prevent misuse in situations of workplace harassment or discrimination’, the...

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Where there is a relevant transfer, subject to an employee's right to object to the transfer (see: Employee right to object to the transfer below), the contracts of...

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Dismissal of an employee by their employer will typically be at the instigation of the employer. In other words, the employer will terminate the contract of employment by...

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Conduct is a potentially fair reason for dismissal. Dismissals for misconduct are probably the most frequent category of unfair dismissal claim brought before the...

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Any employee who fulfils the entitlement criteria (see Entitlement, below) has a statutory right under the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) to make an application to...

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This Practice Note considers the definition of disability for the purposes of protection from discrimination and other prohibited conduct under the Equality Act 2010 (EqA...

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UPDATE: The government published a consultation on employment status on 7 February 2018 seeking views on how to make the employment status rules for employment rights and...

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Irrespective of length of service or hours of work, a pregnant employee is entitled to 52 weeks of maternity leave. This is made up of three types of leave: • ordinary...

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Nature of the duty The duty to make reasonable adjustments (referred to below simply as 'the duty') comprises three requirements. The element that is common to all three...

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