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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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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay Amendment Regs 2020),...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...
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9th Nov
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Three months beginning with the effective date of terminationAn unfair dismissal claim must generally be submitted to the employment tribunal within...
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9th Nov
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[To be typed on headed notepaper of employer][Date]Dear [insert name of employee],Re: [insert name of employer] (the Company)Following our most recent...
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9th Nov
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To succeed in a claim of unfair dismissal, the claimant must establish that they were dismissed by the employer. A contract of employment may...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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For employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed generally only arises when the employee, by...
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9th Nov
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[Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at the transferor],Proposed transfer of [enter...
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9th Nov
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All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in this Precedent may be affected by Brexit....
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay Amendment Regs 2020),...
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9th Nov
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An employee is entitled to a statutory redundancy payment when:•he has been continuously employed for not less than two years•he has been dismissed,...
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9th Nov

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—issues for employersSTOP PRESS (11/5/21): The Prime Minister confirmed on 10 May 2021 that planned Step 3 easements would go...
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15th May
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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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15th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—sickness and other absenceUPDATE (13/5/21): The Prime Minister confirmed on 10 May 2021 that planned Step 3 easements would go...
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15th May
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Dealing with long-term or chronic sicknessThis Practice Note provides a toolkit for employers and advisers for the management of long-term ill health...
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15th May
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Risk assessments, suspension or removal from work relating to maternityCoronavirus (COVID-19): Issues relating to risk assessments, suspension and...
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15th May
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Dealing with persistent, intermittent, short-term absencesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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15th May
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Holiday and sickness absenceCoronavirus (COVID-19): Issues relating to holiday and holiday pay during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are...
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15th May
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Sick payIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th May
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Dealing with pregnancy-related sicknessIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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15th May
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DisabilityIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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15th May
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Medical reports—data protection issues and AMRA 1988This Practice Note sets outs the issues an employer will need to consider when seeking medical...
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15th 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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15th May
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Evidence in disability discrimination claimsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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15th May
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Duty to make reasonable adjustmentsNature of the dutyThe duty to make reasonable adjustments (referred to below simply as 'the duty') comprises three...
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15th 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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15th May
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Pregnancy and maternity discriminationIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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15th May
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Detriment or dismissal on grounds of pregnancy, childbirth or maternity leaveIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the...
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15th May
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Dealing with malingerersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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15th May
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1Purpose and scope1.1The Company has a duty to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of its employees at work. The...
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[To be typed on headed notepaper of employer][Date]Dear [insert name of employee],Re: [insert name of employer] (the Company)Following our most recent...
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