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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay Amendment Regs 2020),...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...
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Three months beginning with the effective date of terminationAn unfair dismissal claim must generally be submitted to the employment tribunal within...
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9th Nov
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[To be typed on headed notepaper of employer][Date]Dear [insert name of employee],Re: [insert name of employer] (the Company)Following our most recent...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...
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1Introductions of those present if necessary. Confirm who is taking notes and that copies of the meeting notes will be made available to the...
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9th Nov
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All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in this Precedent may be affected by Brexit....
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay Amendment Regs 2020),...
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9th Nov
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An employee is entitled to a statutory redundancy payment when:•he has been continuously employed for not less than two years•he has been dismissed,...
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9th Nov
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The right to notice means a right for the employee to remain in employment for the period of notice, not simply to be paid for it. An employer will...
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9th Nov

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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in England with registered number [number] whose registered office...
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27th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Ruaraidh Fitzpatrick of Cloisters 15th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the various types of post-termination restrictions (restrictive covenants) that are typically found in contracts of...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises key decisions on the enforceability of post-termination restrictions (restrictive covenants) in contracts of employment...
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9th Apr
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All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
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9th Apr
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An employee will be under certain implied duties during employment. These will vary depending on the seniority of the employee and whether he is...
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9th Apr
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In a team move, two or more partners of the same partnership or members of the same limited liability partnership (LLP) leave that entity and either...
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Produced in partnership with David Reade QC of Littleton Chambers 9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains links to all Lexis®PSL Employment documents relating to employee competition and confidentiality, including...
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the legal and practical issues that may arise when an employer (referred to in this note as the 'new employer') seeks to...
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25th Mar
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This Practice Note considers the legal and practical issues that may arise when an employee wishes to leave their current employment and move to work...
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25th Mar
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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19th Mar
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In a team move two or more employees of the same employer leave that employer and either set up in business on their own account, or join one of their...
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24th Feb
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Sections 171–177 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) set out the statutory duties (often known as the general duties) owed by a director to their...
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11th Feb
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The first question to be determined is whether the individual concerned is genuinely self-employed. There are various considerations that should be...
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11th Feb
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What counts as confidential information? The legal definition of confidential information is information that is (i) confidential in nature, and (ii)...
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2nd Feb
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There is no statutory definition of ‘indirect disclosure’ and there does not appear to be any case law on the matter. This indicates that what...
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Produced in partnership with Michelle Last of Keystone law 2nd Feb
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The duty of fidelity implied into every contract of employment will generally prevent an employee from disclosing to third parties confidential...
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