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Preliminary hearings in the employment tribunalCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during...
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19th 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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19th May
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Wrongful dismissal compensationThis Practice Note examines the remedies (heads of claim) available in the case of dismissal in breach of an employment...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Qualifying period for unfair dismissalFor employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed...
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19th May
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The early conciliation requirementCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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19th 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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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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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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Applicable law—which system of law applies to the contract or employment relationshipThis Practice Note examines how to determine which system of law...
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Produced in partnership with Edward Kemp of Littleton Chambers 19th May
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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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19th May
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Contractual noticeIn general, employers are free to give notice of dismissal at any time, unless they have expressly or impliedly agreed not to in the...
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19th May

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Specific public sector equality duties—ScotlandThe public sector equality duty (PSED) as defined and set out in Part 11 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA...
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Produced in partnership with Bruce Caldow of Harper Macleod LLP 1st Aug
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Can a lawyer qualified in Scotland be the ‘relevant independent adviser’ for the purposes of a settlement agreement governed by English law?For the...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 31st Jul
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Can the respondent employer in a Scottish employment tribunal claim apply for strike out and costs where there is evidence of the claimant’s...
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Produced in partnership with Hugh Olson of Arnot Manderson Advocates 31st Jul
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If an employer has paid the settlement sum to a former employee under a settlement agreement, but has failed to pay the agreed contribution towards...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 31st Jul
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What is the regulatory framework governing the employment of apprentices in Scotland?Unlike the position in England where there are regulations made...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand Advocates and Carrie Mitchell of Morton Fraser 31st Jul
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Employment contract for senior employee (Scotland)This Agreement is made on [insert date]Parties1[NAME OF COMPANY], a company incorporated in...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 31st Jul
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Apprenticeships in ScotlandThis Practice Note examines the legal issues that arise when engaging an apprentice in Scotland.For information on the...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 31st Jul
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Employment claims in Scottish civil courtsCoronavirus (COVID-19): Claims in Scottish civil courts have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 30th Jul
Practice notes
Scottish employment tribunal practice and procedureCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 30th Jul
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Settlement agreement (employment) (short form, Scotland)This Agreement is made on [insert date or leave date blank] [year]Parties1[Insert Employer’s...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 30th Jul
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Scottish employment lawCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note does not cover employment issues relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland....
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 30th Jul
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Executive service agreement (Scotland)This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in [Scotland] with registered...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 30th Jul
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Executive service agreement (short form, Scotland)This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Name of company], a company incorporated in Scotland with...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 30th Jul
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Virtual execution under Scots lawIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with David Blair, Solicitor at Anderson Strathern 30th Jul
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Execution of documents under Scots lawThe rules regarding execution of documents governed by the laws of Scotland are contained in:•the Requirements...
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Produced in partnership with David Blair, Solicitor at Anderson Strathern 30th Jul
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Agreement—apprenticeship agreement (Scotland)apprenticeship agreement dated [insert date]Parties1[Name of Employer] [of [insert address] OR a company...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 30th Jul
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Employment contract basic version (Scotland)Contract of employment dated [insert date]Parties1[Name of Employer] [of [insert address] OR a company...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 30th Jul
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Produced in partnership with Pamela Todd, Partner of Harper Macleod LLP Subscribed by [ ] as partner of and trustee for the Firm...
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