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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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[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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[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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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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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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[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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[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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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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[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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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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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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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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[ON YOUR LETTERHEAD][Name and address of other party, or other party’s solicitor]Dear [insert contact name][Insert subject of letter, eg names of...
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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
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Collective agreements are agreements negotiated between one or more trade unions and employers or employers' associations and which relate to one or...
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Date: [insert date]Dear [insert name of employee]Congratulations and thank you for telling me about your pregnancy and the date that your baby is due....
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Payment into pension schemes registered with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has significant tax advantages for both employers and employees:...
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5th Dec
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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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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 5th Dec
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This Practice Note examines:•the non-discrimination rule in section 61 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) relating to occupational pension...
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5th Dec
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The auto-enrolment regime, established under the Pensions Act 2008, Pt 1, imposes a new statutory duty on employers to make arrangements for the...
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5th Dec
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General rules relating to direct age discriminationUnder section 13 of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) a person directly discriminates against...
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5th Dec
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Under the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), a 'worker' is defined as an individual who has entered into or works (or worked) under:‘(a) a...
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5th Dec
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On termination of employment an employee’s entitlement to contractual pay and benefits will normally cease. This includes pension benefits—unless the...
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5th Dec
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All employees, irrespective of age, are entitled to claim a statutory sick pay (SSP) as long as they have average earnings of at least £112 per week...
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5th Dec
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A relevant transfer does not terminate the contract of employment of any person employed by the transferor and assigned to the organised grouping that...
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5th Dec
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The answer to this will depend on :•the type of pension scheme in issue•whether an issue relating to pension has specifically been raised and/or there...
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5th Dec
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An award of compensation for unfair dismissal generally consists of a basic award and a compensatory award. For further information about the basic...
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5th Dec
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In a TUPE transfer, regulation 10 of the TUPE Regulations prevents contractual rights relating to old age, invalidity or survivors' benefits under...
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5th Dec
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This Practice Note contains references to case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union. Broadly, EU judgments handed down on or before 31...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth Ovey of Radcliffe Chambers 30th Nov
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 25th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) represents a big challenge for employers participating in pension schemes.This Practice Note covers the impact of coronavirus...
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18th Nov
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension contributions: COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 30th Oct

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