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In the employment tribunalsCase no: [Insert case number]Between:[insert name of claimant]Claimantand[insert name of respondent]RespondentClaimant's...
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19th May
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The term of trust and confidenceEvery contract of employment is treated as containing an imposed term of trust and confidence. This requires employers...
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19th May
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Unfair dismissal remedies—generalCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020...
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19th May
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Discrimination arising from disabilityThis Practice Note covers an Equality Act 2010 provision which had no equivalent under the law which applied...
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19th May
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Equality of terms: definition of 'pay'IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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The early conciliation requirementCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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19th May
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Definition of redundancyIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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19th May
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No response, rejected response or claim not contested: employment tribunalsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England,...
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19th May
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Sunday workingFORTHCOMING CHANGE: Certain aspects of the protections afforded under the ERA 1996 to shop and betting workers are to be strengthened by...
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19th May
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Redundancy—fair procedure: individual consultationWhere there is no statutory obligation to consult with any existing employee representatives (see...
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19th May
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Time off work for antenatal appointmentsAn employer or, where applicable, a temporary work agency or hirer, cannot unreasonably refuse to allow a...
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19th May
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Disclosure in employment tribunal proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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19th May
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Definition of dismissal in unfair dismissalTo succeed in a claim of unfair dismissal, the claimant must establish that they were dismissed by the...
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19th May
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Dealing with stress and mental ill health in the workplaceThe Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines stress as ‘the adverse reaction people have to...
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19th May
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1Paragraph 1 of the Grounds of Claim is admitted.2As to paragraph 2 of the Grounds of Claim, it is denied that the Claimant’s colleagues were...
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19th May
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Calculating pension loss in employment tribunal claimsPension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 19th May

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Directors’ remuneration—institutional investor guidelinesBackgroundThe remuneration of quoted company executive directors is subject to greater...
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19th Jul
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13th Jul
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Executive service agreementThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in England with registered number...
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Executive service agreement (short form)This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in England with registered...
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Letter—non-executive director appointment[To be typed on Company headed notepaper, including the company number]Private & Confidential[Enter name and...
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25th Jun
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Office-holdersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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Stand-alone clawback agreementThis Agreement is made on [date] between the following parties:Parties1[name of employer] [Limited OR Plc], a company...
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If an employee director is placed on furlough under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme, what is the effect on their duties as a...
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5th Jun
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I see that the UK Corporate Governance Code has been updated. What changes do employment lawyers need to be aware of?All companies (both UK and...
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5th Jun
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Are there any particular considerations an employer needs to take into account in deciding whether to designate a director as a ‘furloughed worker’...
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5th Jun
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Where a company has adopted the model articles for private companies limited by shares, can a director be suspended from the board of directors...
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5th Jun
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Does the ongoing duty for ex-directors to avoid conflicts of interest in the Companies Act 2006 cover a duty not to poach key staff?Sections 171–177...
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5th Jun
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Malus and clawbackFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 18 March 2021, it was announced that the government was launching a consultation on wide-ranging reforms to...
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Produced in partnership with Nick Hipwell, Sarah Ferguson and Chris Baker of DLA Piper 5th Jun
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Is a non-executive director eligible for statutory sick pay?In order to be eligible for statutory sick pay (SSP) an individual must:•be an employee as...
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Clawback clauseFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 18 March 2021, it was announced that the government was launching a consultation on wide-ranging reforms to...
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Produced in partnership with Sam Whitaker of Shearman & Sterling 5th Jun
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Issues to consider when advising a director on a service agreementThis Practice Note explores the issues to consider when acting for an executive...
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5th Jun
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Directors' duties—directors' conduct: CA 2006, ss 171–174The main directors’ duties developed by the courts were set out in statute for the first time...
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5th Jun
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