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Protective awardsThis Practice Note examines claims for protective awards following an employer’s failure to carry out collective redundancy...
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19th May
Practice notes
Unfair dismissal time limitThree months beginning with the effective date of terminationAn unfair dismissal claim must generally be submitted to the...
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19th May
Practice notes
The basic awardIP 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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
The unfair dismissal compensatory awardCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations...
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19th May
Precedents
[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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Q&As
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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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
Practice notes
The duty of fidelity and fiduciary dutiesAll employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty...
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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
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19th May

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Could a third party (who is not a party to any employment tribunal proceedings) be a party to a COT3 agreement to allow for enforcement against that...
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Does the Education (Modification of Enactments Relating to Employment) (England) Order 2003, SI 2003/1964, Art 6 apply in respect of claims under the...
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Where a claim has been stayed because the respondent company is in administration, is the respondent nevertheless required to submit an ET3 (within...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Edwards of Devereux Chambers 5th Jun
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Can a respondent object to an application for permission to amend a Notice of Appeal, and if so what are the relevant time limits?When it comes to the...
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What is the time limit for presenting an employment tribunal claim for failure to pay an enhanced contractual redundancy payment, and to what extent...
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In an employment tribunal case, are previous drafts of a dismissal letter disclosable?For information on disclosure generally, see:•Practice Note:...
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Does the local authority have to be a party to a settlement agreement between the governing body of a voluntary aided school and an employee of that...
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What jurisdiction does an employment tribunal have to hear an employer's counterclaim? For example, can an employer bring a claim for breach of a...
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Produced in partnership with Hugh Olson of Arnot Manderson Advocates 5th Jun
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