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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—bring your own device (BYOD)From IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), Retained Regulation (EU) 2016/679, UK General Data Protection...
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Produced in partnership with Bird & Bird 11th Aug
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Letter—from employer to employee regarding Job Support Scheme Open (JSSO) short-time temporary working arrangementsSTOP PRESS: On 30 October 2020,...
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11th Aug
Practice notes
Guarantee paymentsThis Practice Note explains the right to a guarantee payment, which provides limited pay protection for certain employees who are...
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11th Aug
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (original version to 30 June 2020)This Practice Note considers the original Coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention...
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11th Aug
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Letter—from employer to employee regarding Job Support Scheme Closed (JSSC) temporary working agreementSTOP PRESS: On 30 October 2020, HMRC published...
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11th Aug
Practice notes
Emergency volunteering leave [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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Working remotely outside the UK—considerations for UK employersEmployers are receiving more requests from employee to work from home. But a request to...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Ratcliffe of Baker McKenzie and Gill Murdoch of Baker McKenzie 11th Aug
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Letter—from employer placing employee on furlough (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) [Archived]UPDATE: This Precedent relates to the original version...
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11th Aug
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Policy—harassment and bullying (short form)1[Policy statement OR [Insert name of employer]'s policy]on bullying and harassment1.1[Insert name of...
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11th Aug
Practice notes
Self-Employment Income Support SchemeUPDATE (4/8/21): There has been a modification to the turnover test in relation to certain partnerships, the...
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11th Aug
Q&As
What is an employee entitled to be paid if they cannot work due to school closures?For information generally on employment issues arising as a result...
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11th Aug
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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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11th Aug
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Can a seasonal casual worker who is not guaranteed work be furloughed under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme (CJRS)? If so, how does...
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11th Aug

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