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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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Preliminary hearings in the employment tribunalCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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No response, rejected response or claim not contested: employment tribunalsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England,...
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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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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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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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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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[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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19th May
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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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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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