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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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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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9th Nov
Precedents
[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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To succeed in a claim of unfair dismissal, the claimant must establish that they were dismissed by the employer. A contract of employment may...
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9th Nov
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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert name of case, eg X v Y]Claim Number: [insert claim...
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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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9th Nov
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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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For employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed generally only arises when the employee, by...
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9th Nov
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[To be typed on employer’s headed notepaper][Enter name and address of employee][Enter date]by handDear [enter name]Garden leaveI refer to [[enter...
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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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Every contract of employment is treated as containing an imposed term of trust and confidence. This requires employers and employees not to conduct...
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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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Gender pay gap reportingCoronavirus (COVID-19): The enforcement of all gender pay gap reporting deadlines was suspended for the reporting year...
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12th May
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Statutory frameworkThe Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is an independent non-departmental public body established under the Equality Act...
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10th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): in light of the coronavirus crisis, the government announced temporary measures to support the employed. For more detail on...
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Produced in partnership with David Smith of DLA Piper 7th May
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) is made up of a ‘general equality duty’,...
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Produced in partnership with Bruce Caldow of Harper Macleod LLP 21st Apr
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Certain prescribed public sector bodies, including those with 250 or more staff in England, have a target under the Public Sector Apprenticeship...
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15th Apr
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) comprises:•a general equality duty—the...
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13th Apr
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The public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (sections 149–159) (EqA 2010) is made up of a...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Barrett of Cloisters 13th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the interaction of provisions of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) with the provisions of the School Standards and...
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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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Special provisions normally apply to ensure a minimum level of pension protection for employees whose employment compulsorily transfers from central...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Carney of Shoosmiths 9th Apr
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The Best Value DirectionThe government’s ‘Fair Deal’ policy was first introduced in 1999 and set out how pensions issues should be dealt with when...
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Produced in partnership with Gary Delderfield of Eversheds Sutherland 9th Apr
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The public sector equality dutyUnder the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/353, particular duties...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors and Katie Michelon of Browne Jacobson 9th Apr
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Although the Academies Act 2010 (AcA 2010) does apply in Wales, the provisions for the creation of new academies and free schools apply only in...
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7th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, ss 37–38, Sch 16 Pt...
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7th Apr
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Following two periods of consultation (the first in 2015 and the second in 2016), the government decided to:•cap the value of public sector exit...
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7th Apr
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All public authorities, when exercising any of their functions, are subject to the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). The PSED is set out in section...
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Produced in partnership with Matt Lewin of Cornerstone Barristers 29th 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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22nd Mar
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This Practice Note provides guidance on how the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006) apply to...
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19th Mar
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This Practice Note considers legislation which has been revoked and proposals not yet in force. It outlines the history of the cap on public sector...
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18th Mar

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