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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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[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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
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IP 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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14th Apr
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All commissions constitute the giving of a financial advantage, although they will not necessarily be bribes.Commissions may be facilitation payments,...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 14th Apr
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Offset arrangements arise where an additional investment, payment or other industrial, commercial or economic benefit is offered or required as part...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 14th Apr
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Corporate criminal liability for bribery—section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010This offence can only be committed by relevant commercial organisations...
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An agent is a person who performs services for or on behalf of a commercial organisation. The use of agents will principally create risk under the...
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Produced in partnership with Joanna Dimmock of White & Case 14th Apr
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 14th Apr
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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 14th Apr
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From [[insert job title], ][name]Bribery and corruption remain a major issue in world trade, despite the many dedicated efforts to prevent them. As...
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SummaryThe Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) came into force on 1 July 2011. BA 2010 applies to any business incorporated or trading in the UK and covers...
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14th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the two ‘failure to prevent’ corporate criminal offences created by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017):•CFA 2017,...
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Produced in partnership with Rhys Meggy of QEB Hollis Whiteman 9th Apr
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Background to the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActThe US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a broad and very well-enforced piece of legislation that...
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8th Apr
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1Introduction1.1The Code of Conduct and the Disciplinary Procedure set out below are designed to ensure that all employees of the Company are treated...
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7th Apr
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1Purpose and scope of the procedure1.1The code of conduct and disciplinary procedure set out below are designed to ensure that all employees of the...
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7th Apr
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Modern slavery is prevalent across the world. The ILO estimates that there are 21 million people in forced labour in the world today, while in the UK...
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23rd Mar
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1: Opening statement from senior management[Name of organisation] is committed to preventing acts of modern slavery and human trafficking from...
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22nd Mar
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1What is slavery?1.1The Modern Slavery Act (MSA) 2015 covers four activities:SlaveryExercising powers of ownership over a personServitudeThe...
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19th Mar
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Bribery Act 2010—territorial applicationThe Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) creates a choice of jurisdiction where part or parts of the offence occur in...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Stocker of Pinsent Masons 9th Mar
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1Introduction1.1Bribery and corruption remain a major issue in world trade, despite the many dedicated efforts to prevent them. Our legal obligations...
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1Introduction1.1The Company runs its business[es] with integrity. All of us must work together to ensure that they remain untainted by bribery or...
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1Introduction1.1Bribery and corruption remain a major issue in world trade, despite the many dedicated efforts to prevent them. Our legal obligations...
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