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Equality of terms: definition of 'pay'IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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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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Office-holdersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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19th May
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Statutory minimum noticeSection 86 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) provides for a statutory minimum period of notice that must be given...
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19th May
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Types of whistleblowing claimIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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19th May
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Continuity of employmentUPDATE: In its ‘Good Work Plan’ published in December 2018, the government has indicated that it will legislate to extend the...
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19th May
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Striking out and unless orders in employment tribunal proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and...
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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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Effective date of terminationWhere a qualifying period of employment is required to bring an unfair dismissal claim (see Practice Note: Entitlement to...
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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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[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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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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Calculating pension loss in employment tribunal claimsPension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 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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What claims, if any, can an employee bring in the employment tribunal in respect of an employer's failure to exercise its powers to consider...
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1st Aug
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What happens to pension contributions when an employee is on Statutory Sick Pay?All employees, irrespective of age, are entitled to claim a statutory...
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1st Aug
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When it comes to pensions auto-enrolment, is a limb b worker capable of being an eligible jobholder (who must be automatically enrolled)?Under the...
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1st Aug
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Can an employer pay its staff different rates of employer pension contributions, increasing with age?General rules relating to direct age...
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1st Aug
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Does regulation 10 of the TUPE Regulations apply to pension contributions where there is a TUPE transfer between associated companies?In a TUPE...
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31st Jul
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Should unfair dismissal compensation take into account an occupational pension which is received early as a result of the dismissal?An award of...
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31st Jul
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Can an employer settle pension claims using a settlement agreement?The answer to this will depend on :•the type of pension scheme in issue•whether an...
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31st Jul
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Where an employee’s employment is terminated by reason of redundancy while she is on maternity leave, is the employer obliged to continue to pay...
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31st Jul
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Does an employee’s life assurance benefit transfer under TUPE?A relevant transfer does not terminate the contract of employment of any person employed...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Contractual enrolmentTHIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES ONLY TO PENSION SCHEMES IN ENGLAND AND WALESWhat is contractual enrolment?Contractual enrolment is...
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31st Jul
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Auto-enrolment—an introductionCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published ‘Automatic enrolment and pension...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 31st Jul
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Member and employer pension contributions—tax reliefFORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT: As promised in the Spring Budget 2020 (held on 11 March 2020), on 21 July...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 31st Jul
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Does an income protection policy cover pension contributions? If not, does the employer have to continue to make pension contributions while an...
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31st Jul
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Pension consultation requirementsCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published guidance which provides a...
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31st Jul
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—the pensions implications for employersCoronavirus (COVID-19) represents a big challenge for employers participating in pension...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Pension issues in employees’ settlement agreementsThis Practice Note looks at pensions-related issues that can arise under settlement agreements...
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Produced in partnership with Wyn Derbyshire of gunnercooke LLP 31st Jul

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