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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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7th Oct
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The smoke-free provisions of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (not yet in force) replace, in Wales, the current regime under the...
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25th Sep
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Employees are protected against dismissal and from suffering a detriment for reasons related to pregnancy, childbirth and maternity leave.Protection...
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25th Sep
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The Pregnant Workers Directive 92/85/EEC (PWD) requires Member States of the EU to implement measures to encourage improvements in the safety and...
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25th Sep
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Many employers find dealing with this type of absence particularly frustrating, as often the employee will have periods of good attendance,...
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25th Sep
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The term 'malingerer' is used in this Practice Note to refer to an employee who is absent and gives illness or injury as the reason for absence, but...
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25th Sep
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Nature of the dutyThe duty to make reasonable adjustments (referred to below simply as 'the duty') comprises three requirements.The element that is...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the definition of disability for the purposes of protection from discrimination and other prohibited conduct under the...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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This Practice Note sets outs the issues an employer will need to consider when seeking medical reports on employees and prospective employees.Before...
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25th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Issues relating to holiday and holiday pay during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are considered in Practice Note:...
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25th Sep
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An employee who is pregnant may take time off sick, either due to a pregnancy-related sickness or due to illness unconnected to the pregnancy. As a...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the law regarding discrimination because of pregnancy, pregnancy-related illness or maternity under the Equality Act 2010...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides a toolkit for employers and advisers for the management of long-term ill health or chronic sickness absence.Dealing with...
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26th Sep
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines stress as ‘the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on...
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26th Sep
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Date:[insert date]Employee name:[insert name]Employee date of birth[insert date of birth]Employee address:[insert address]Employer name:[insert...
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26th Sep
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[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a [service engineer] from [insert date]. [[His OR Her OR Their]...
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26th Sep
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As an employee, you have certain rights under the Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 (AMRA 1988) where we want to apply for a medical report for...
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26th Sep
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[insert date][insert employee’s name and address]Private and confidentialDear [insert name]Consent to medical report from your doctorFollowing [your...
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26th Sep
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The smoke-free provisions of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (not yet in force) replace, in Wales, the current regime under the...
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26th Sep
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[Insert: in para 6.1 of response form ET3:]1The Claimant had been employed by [insert name of employer] as a [set out job title, eg branch...
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