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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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[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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[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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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
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[To be typed on headed notepaper of transferee][Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at the...
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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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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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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): 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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[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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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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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
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[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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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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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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A worker is entitled to a redundancy payment when:•he is an employee•he has been continuously employed for not less than two years•he has been...
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5th Dec
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Once it is established that a claimant has the right to bring an unfair dismissal claim—in other words, that they were an employee, they were...
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5th Dec
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This question gives rise to two considerations:•possible protection against unlawful deductions from wages under section 13 of the Employment Rights...
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5th Dec
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This question involves consideration of:•the law requiring employers to offer suitable available employment to any woman made redundant while on...
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5th Dec
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A redundancy situation would have arisen in relation to the employee’s original role if, for the purposes of the statutory definition of...
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5th Dec
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An employee may claim a statutory redundancy payment without being dismissed in one of two situations:•where the employee is ‘laid-off’ by the...
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5th Dec
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Form HR1 is the form used where an employer is obliged to notify the government of potential redundancies.The statutory information and consultation...
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5th Dec
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TUPE 2006Under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE 2006), SI 2006/246, a claim for a failure relating to...
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5th Dec
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The length of time for which someone has been continuously employed is important because:•there are some rights which a person only acquires after a...
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5th Dec
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The answer to this question requires considering how an employee may become entitled to a statutory and/or a contractual redundancy payment and the...
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5th Dec
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It is assumed for the purposes of this Q&A that no collective redundancy consultation obligations are involved (see Practice Note: Collective...
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5th Dec
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For information generally:•on continuity of employment, see Practice Note: Continuity of employment•on employee status, see Practice Note: Employee...
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5th Dec
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As part of a fair redundancy consultation procedure, an employer should take reasonable steps to find alternative employment for those employees...
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5th Dec
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Statutory redundancy payA statutory redundancy payment is calculated by reference to a week’s pay, calculated in the usual way, subject to the...
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5th Dec
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An offer of alternative employment in a redundancy situation is relevant both in the context of determining whether or not the employer has followed a...
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5th Dec
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If a redundancy situation arises during the employee's maternity leave, such that it is not practicable by reason of redundancy for her employer to...
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5th Dec
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For information on employees and workers on zero hours contracts generally, see Practice Note: Zero hours contracts.A zero hours worker may, depending...
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5th Dec

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