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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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19th May
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Employment tribunal case managementCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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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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Qualifying period for unfair dismissalFor employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed...
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19th May
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Legislation tracker for employmentLinks to news reports providing full information on the relevant legislation are included...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—tax implicationsThe government has announced a number of measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis either that...
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28th Jul
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Are UK courts and tribunals bound by decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union post-Brexit?As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the...
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28th Jul
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27th Jul
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Policy—Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinationUPDATE (14/7/21): The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published updated advice on vaccination and...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—managing the workplace from 19 July 2021This Practice Note reflects the position under Step 4 of the roadmap out of lockdown...
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27th Jul
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—managing the workplace to 18 July 2021 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background...
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Operation of employment tribunals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemicThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has seriously disrupted the...
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26th Jul
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26th Jul
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—guidance tracker for employment (BEIS guidance)This Practice Note provides details of the various versions of coronavirus...
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26th Jul
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Should an employer allow an employee who is 28 weeks’ pregnant to attend the workplace during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?An employer must...
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26th Jul
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What action can an employer take against an employee who refuses to return to work in the workplace because they are frightened of catching...
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