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Protective awardsThis Practice Note examines claims for protective awards following an employer’s failure to carry out collective redundancy...
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19th May
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[To be typed on headed notepaper of transferee][Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at 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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Discrimination arising from disabilityThis Practice Note covers an Equality Act 2010 provision which had no equivalent under the law which applied...
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19th May
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The unfair dismissal compensatory awardCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations...
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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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Equality of terms: definition of 'pay'IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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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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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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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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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
Practice notes
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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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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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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Is a worker who meets the other eligibility conditions for statutory sick pay entitled to receive it if they self-isolate purely because they have...
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1st Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—what are the potential tax consequences of working remotely, including cross-border employment tax issues?As a result of...
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Where a night worker has been furloughed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, how should their average normal hours of work in each 24 hours...
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1st Aug
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The government has announced it will be taking steps to mobilise military reservists to help in the response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic....
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1st Aug
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If an employee is made redundant while on furlough, can an employer continue to claim 80% of his salary during the notice period?Details of the...
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1st Aug
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If an employee wishes to take holiday while they are on flexible furlough, how should the employer deal with that holiday, and how should holiday pay...
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1st Aug
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Are there any particular considerations an employer needs to take into account in deciding whether to designate a director as a ‘furloughed worker’...
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1st Aug
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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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1st Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on executive payThe government has announced a number of measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. For...
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1st Aug

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