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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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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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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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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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[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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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 transferee][Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at 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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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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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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[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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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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Every contract of employment is treated as containing an imposed term of trust and confidence. This requires employers and employees not to conduct...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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An employee is entitled to a statutory redundancy payment when:•he has been continuously employed for not less than two years•he has been dismissed,...
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9th Nov
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The right to notice means a right for the employee to remain in employment for the period of notice, not simply to be paid for it. An employer will...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note considers data protection issues that should or may be considered during disclosure in civil proceedings. It looks at the role of...
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Produced in partnership with Miriam Everett (Global Head of Data and Privacy, Partner), Julian Copeman (Partner) and Hannah Brown (Associate) of Herbert Smith Freehills 16th Apr
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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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7th Apr
Q&As
A judgment creditor can seek to enforce their judgment debt by applying for an attachment of earnings (AE) Order which, in effect, directs the...
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25th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Claims in Scottish civil courts have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. See: LNB News 16/03/2020 24, LNB...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 9th Mar
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UPDATE: On 26 September 2018 the Law Commission launched a Consultation paper on Employment Law Hearing Structures seeking views on how the shared...
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25th Feb
Q&As
The issue of whether an individual is an employee of another may comprise two questions:•whether an individual A has a contract to work for party B,...
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11th Feb
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Breach of contractThe employment tribunal has no mechanism of its own for making respondents comply with monetary or non-monetary awards (or with...
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