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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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Policy and procedure—stress and mental health1Purpose and scope1.1The Company is committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of its...
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11th Aug
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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (CSSPRS)This Practice Note considers the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (CSSPRS), under the...
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11th Aug
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Health and safety—employer consultation and employee representativesIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020....
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11th Aug
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Policy—redundancy1Introduction1.1The Company is committed to maximising security of employment for its employees. The Company will seek to avoid...
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11th Aug
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (extended version 1 November 2020 to 30 April 2021)This Practice Note considers the extended version of the...
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11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus Scheme [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background information only.UPDATE...
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11th Aug
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Dealing with stress and mental ill health in the workplaceThe Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines stress as ‘the adverse reaction people have to...
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11th Aug
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Letter—from employer to employee regarding flexible furlough arrangements (extended CJRS 1 May to 30 September 2021)[To be typed on headed notepaper...
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11th Aug
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Letter—advice to employer client regarding employment of military reservists[insert name and address of client]Private and confidentialDear [insert...
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11th Aug
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Definition of redundancyThis Practice Note examines the two different statutory definitions of 'redundancy'.The first is found in the Employment...
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11th Aug
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (revised version 1 July to 31 October 2020)This Practice Note considers the ‘flexible furloughing’, revised version...
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11th Aug
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Redundancy payments for lay-offs and short timeAn employee may claim a statutory redundancy payment without being dismissed in one of two...
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11th Aug
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Letter—from employer to employee confirming furlough claim under Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme[To be typed on headed notepaper of...
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11th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—national lockdown restrictions 5 November to 1 December 2020 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not maintained...
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11th Aug
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—national lockdown restrictions 6 January to 28 March 2021 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not maintained and...
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11th Aug
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Policy and procedure—sickness and attendance1Policy1.1The Company is committed to ensuring that its employees attend work whenever they are fit for...
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11th Aug
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Policy and procedure—sickness and attendance (short form)1Policy1.1We are committed to ensuring that our employees attend work whenever they are fit...
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11th Aug
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Entitlement to statutory redundancy paymentCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay)...
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11th Aug
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme—right to statutory redundancy and other termination paymentsFor information on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme...
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11th Aug

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