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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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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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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay Amendment Regs 2020),...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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. 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a [job title]. She worked at the Respondent’s premises at...
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9th Nov
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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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