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This Checklist gives an overview of the immigration matters that should be considered on a relevant transfer under the Transfer of...
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Produced in partnership with Jennifer Featherstone of Shoosmiths 19th May
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Unfair dismissal time limitThree months beginning with the effective date of terminationAn unfair dismissal claim must generally be submitted to the...
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19th May
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Unfair dismissal remedies—generalCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020...
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19th May
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Interim relief in unfair dismissalCoronavirus (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 redundancyIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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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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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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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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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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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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[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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19th May
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Applicable law—which system of law applies to the contract or employment relationshipThis Practice Note examines how to determine which system of law...
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Produced in partnership with Edward Kemp of Littleton Chambers 19th May
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The duty of fidelity and fiduciary dutiesAll employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty...
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19th May
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Contractual noticeIn general, employers are free to give notice of dismissal at any time, unless they have expressly or impliedly agreed not to in the...
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19th May
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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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Can an addiction to gambling amount to a disability for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010?A person has a disability, under section 6(1) of the...
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1st 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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1st Aug
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Does an employer have a legal obligation to collect information on the race and ethnicity of new employees?There is no legal requirement for an...
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1st Aug
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Will an employee on maternity leave who has decided to reduce her hours following a redundancy consultation accrue holiday entitlement on her original...
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1st Aug
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Could an employer's policy of only offering fixed-term contracts to applicants who are not entitled to permanently reside in the UK potentially amount...
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31st Jul
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Should multiple disabilities within a claim be dealt with individually or as a whole?A person has a disability if they have any physical or mental...
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31st Jul
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What is a disability impact statement in relation to an employment tribunal claim?The order for a claimant to produce a disability impact statement...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Edwards of Devereux Chambers 31st Jul
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Is there any guidance regarding transgender persons in the workplace, especially regarding the provision of toilet facilities?There are a small number...
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31st Jul
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How is compensation assessed when an employee is found to have been unfairly dismissed for redundancy because of her pregnancy?An employee will be...
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31st Jul
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Is high blood pressure a qualifying disability under the Equality Act 2010?High blood pressure is also known as ‘hypertension’ (see NHS choices: High...
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31st Jul
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Equality and Human Rights CommissionStatutory frameworkThe Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is an independent non-departmental public body...
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31st Jul
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Is it race discrimination to pay overseas employees seconded to work in the UK substantially more than their British counterparts, doing the same...
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31st Jul
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How should the employer deal with an employee’s misconduct (eg in submitting fraudulent expenses claims), where the employee claims to have acted...
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31st Jul
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Evidence in disability discrimination claimsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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31st Jul
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Age, gender reassignment, race and sexThis Practice Note considers the definitions of the protected characteristics of age, gender reassignment, race...
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31st Jul
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Pregnancy and maternity discriminationThis Practice Note sets out the law regarding discrimination because of pregnancy, pregnancy-related illness or...
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31st Jul

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