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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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Can an employee who does not have a UK contract of employment be placed on furlough under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme?This Q&A...
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16th Aug
Q&As
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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Produced in partnership with Laura Allwright of Simmons & Simmons and Darren Oswick of Simmons & Simmons 16th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—the pensions implications for employersCoronavirus (COVID-19) represents a big challenge for employers participating in pension...
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15th Aug
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme—the pensions implicationsWhat is the CJRS?At Spring Budget 2020, the government announced several measures to help...
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15th Aug
Precedents
Policy—lone working1Introduction1.1Both individual staff members who work alone and their managers have a duty to assess and reduce the risks lone...
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15th Aug
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Health and safety risk assessmentPlease click for an Excel version of this risk assessment.Date[Insert date]1Introduction1.1This risk assessment...
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Produced in partnership with DG Legal 15th Aug
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—safe working in an office environment before 19 July 2021 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 15th Aug
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Lone workingWhat's the issue?The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines lone workers as people who work by themselves without close or direct...
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15th Aug
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Conducting a health and safety risk assessmentHaving in place a well-thought-out and accessible structure on health and safety could help enable an...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 15th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on share schemesThe government has announced a number of measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis...
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15th 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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15th Aug
Practice notes
Risk assessments, suspension or removal from work relating to maternityCoronavirus (COVID-19): Issues relating to risk assessments, suspension and...
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13th Aug
Practice notes
Health and safety—protection from detriment and dismissalIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this...
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13th Aug
Practice notes
Hybrid workingThis Practice Note examines the legal and practical issues for an employer to consider in relation to hybrid working, sometimes known as...
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13th Aug
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—issues when ending furlough or terminating employmentThis Practice Note considers issues for employers when ending furlough or...
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13th Aug
Q&As
Could the Brexit transition period be extended due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government...
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12th Aug
Precedents
Coronavirus (COVID-19) safety—policy schedule—factories, plants and warehousesIntroductionThis schedule forms part of the Company’s Coronavirus...
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12th Aug
Precedents
Coronavirus (COVID-19) safety—policy schedule—offices and contact centresIntroductionThis schedule forms part of the Company’s Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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