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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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[Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at the transferor],Proposed transfer of [enter...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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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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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
Practice notes
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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[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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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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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9th Nov
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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][Name and address of other party, or other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact name][Insert subject of letter, eg names of...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 12th Jan
Precedents
[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a [job title]. She worked at the Respondent’s premises at...
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9th Nov
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Collective agreements are agreements negotiated between one or more trade unions and employers or employers' associations and which relate to one or...
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9th Nov
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Date: [insert date]Dear [insert name of employee]Congratulations and thank you for telling me about your pregnancy and the date that your baby is due....
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9th Nov

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For information on calculating a statutory redundancy payment, see Practice Note: Entitlement to statutory redundancy payment.A statutory redundancy...
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20th Jan
Practice notes
For information on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which has been extended to 30 April 2021, see Practice Note: Coronavirus Job Retention...
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20th Jan
Practice notes
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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18th Jan
Practice notes
Where there is no statutory obligation to consult with any existing employee representatives (see Practice Note: Collective redundancy—the triggers...
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18th Jan
Practice notes
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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18th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note highlights the issues for an employer to consider in relation to a redundancy policy, such as whether to have a formal policy at...
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18th Jan
Practice notes
An employee who has been given notice of dismissal for redundancy has a right, under section 52 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) to...
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18th Jan
Practice notes
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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18th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the right to a guarantee payment, which provides limited pay protection for certain employees who are laid off or put on...
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17th Jan
Practice notes
An employee is entitled to a redundancy payment if he is dismissed by reason of redundancy. An employee is dismissed by reason of redundancy if...
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17th Jan
Practice notes
Death of the employerAt common law, where an employer is a natural person (as opposed to a legal person, such as a corporate entity or partnership),...
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17th Jan
Practice notes
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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17th Jan
Practice notes
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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17th Jan
Practice notes
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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17th Jan
Precedents
[TO BE TYPED ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE EMPLOYER][Insert name of unsuccessful candidate][Insert address of the unsuccessful candidate][Insert...
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12th Jan
Precedents
[TO BE TYPED ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE EMPLOYER][Insert name of the elected representative][Insert address of the elected representative][Insert...
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12th Jan
Q&As
The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULR(C)A 1992) sets out a significant obligation upon employers to carry out...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
Q&As
Under the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULR(C)A 1992), where an employer is proposing to dismiss as redundant 20 or more...
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24th Dec

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