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Smoking in the workplaceProviding a smoke-free workplace (in enclosed or substantially enclosed premises) has been obligatory in England since 1 July...
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19th May
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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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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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How do you calculate the time limit for submitting an unfair dismissal claim to the employment tribunal?For information:•on time limits for the...
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19th May
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Statutory minimum noticeSection 86 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) provides for a statutory minimum period of notice that must be given...
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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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Types of whistleblowing claimIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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19th May
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Early judicial assessment of employment tribunal casesCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland...
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19th May
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Continuity of employmentUPDATE: In its ‘Good Work Plan’ published in December 2018, the government has indicated that it will legislate to extend the...
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19th May
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Calculators on Lexis®PSL EmploymentThis Practice Note explains and summarises the suite of calculators designed specifically to assist employment...
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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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Striking out and unless orders in employment tribunal proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and...
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19th May
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Effective date of terminationWhere a qualifying period of employment is required to bring an unfair dismissal claim (see Practice Note: Entitlement to...
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19th May

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Policy—harassment and bullying (short form)1[Policy statement OR [Insert name of employer]’s policy] on bullying and harassment1.1[Insert name of...
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21st Sep
Q&As
What is the effect of the issuing of an Acas early conciliation certificate (a) on the limitation period for a claim, and (b) on the qualifying period...
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17th Sep
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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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Is it possible for a settlement agreement, entered into on termination of employment, to include a provision preventing the employee from being...
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17th Sep
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Where a work colleague makes discriminatory comments to an employee, can they claim constructive dismissal if the employer fails to discipline the...
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17th Sep
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Age discrimination and employee share schemesThe purpose of this Practice Note is to explain the key age discrimination issues that can arise in...
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Produced in partnership with Sam Whitaker of Shearman & Sterling 16th Sep
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Policy—harassment and bullying1[Policy statement OR [Insert name of employer]'s policy] on bullying and harassment1.1[Insert name of employer] is...
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15th Sep
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Prohibited conduct claims: assessing compensationThis Practice Note examines the assessment of damages in a prohibited conduct claim (discrimination...
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21st Aug
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Equal pay claims—jusrisdiction, remedies and interestThis Practice Note examines the employment tribunal’s jurisdiction in relation to equal pay...
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21st Aug
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Does the Education (Modification of Enactments Relating to Employment) (England) Order 2003, SI 2003/1964, Art 6 apply in respect of claims under the...
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19th Aug
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Understanding and improving gender and other pay gapsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The enforcement of all gender pay gap reporting deadlines was suspended...
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18th Aug
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Part-time workers—discrimination issues relating to pensionsThis Practice Note contains references to case law of the Court of Justice of the European...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 15th Aug
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Employment tribunal discrimination awards databaseThis Practice Note contains links to the Harvey Quantum awards and recommendations database on...
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13th Aug
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Specific public sector equality duties—WalesThe public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Barrett of Cloisters 12th Aug
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Specific public sector equality duties—EnglandThe public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA...
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12th Aug
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Public sector equality dutyAll public authorities, when exercising any of their functions, are subject to the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED). The...
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Produced in partnership with Matt Lewin of Cornerstone Barristers 12th Aug
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Specific public sector equality duties—ScotlandThe public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA...
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Produced in partnership with Bruce Caldow of Harper Macleod LLP 12th Aug

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