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Where an individual accepts an employer's offer of a new job, but the employer subsequently withdraws the offer before the start date, what claims are...
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17th Sep
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Where an employee on a fixed-term contract with no provision for termination on notice is dismissed before the end of the fixed term, does the duty to...
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17th Sep
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Letter—disciplinary procedure (5): to employee confirming summary dismissal (without previous warnings)[insert date]Dear [insert name of employee],I...
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17th Sep
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ET3 grounds for resisting claim and counterclaim—breach of contract[Insert in para 6.1 of response form ET3:]Example 11It is admitted that on [insert...
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11th Aug
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Valuing benefits in kind in wrongful dismissal claimsIf wrongfully dismissed, an employee is entitled to compensation for fringe benefits that they...
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11th Aug
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Interest in wrongful dismissal claimsClaimants who bring successful wrongful dismissal claims, which result in an award of compensation, may receive...
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11th Aug
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Wrongful dismissal compensationThis Practice Note examines the remedies (heads of claim) available in the case of dismissal in breach of an employment...
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11th Aug
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High Court and County Court employment claimsUPDATE: On 26 September 2018 the Law Commission launched a Consultation paper on Employment Law Hearing...
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11th Aug
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Accelerated receipt in wrongful dismissal claimsClaimants who bring successful wrongful dismissal claims, which result in an award of compensation,...
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11th Aug
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ET1 grounds of claim—breach of contract[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1[[Example 1:] The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a [sales...
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11th Aug
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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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Contract claims in the employment tribunalUPDATE: On 26 September 2018 the Law Commission launched a Consultation paper on Employment Law Hearing...
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11th Aug
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Receipt—ex gratia termination paymentI, [insert employee’s name] of [insert address], acknowledge that I have today received from [insert employer’s...
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Gross misconductGross misconduct is behaviour by an employee which is so bad that the employer cannot be expected to employ the employee any longer....
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11th Aug
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Can an employer dismiss an employee during his probationary period after only four months service because he has underperformed, without going through...
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11th Aug
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If a junior employee follows instructions from a senior employee and by following those instructions they commit an act of misconduct, can the junior...
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11th Aug
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If an employer terminates an employee's contract by giving pay in lieu of notice and asks him to return his company car, how should the pay in lieu be...
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1st Aug
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Liquidated damages, repayment clauses and penaltiesThis Practice Note examines the issues that arise in relation to the use of liquidated damages...
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