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Acas (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) is a publicly-funded independent organisation which promotes good employment relations and assists employers and...

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Case Number: Agreement following conciliation on a complaint of [insert details of the complaints made by the claimant, eg unfair dismissal, sex discrimination etc] made...

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Acas reference number: [insert number] [Agreement following conciliation on a claim made by a claimant to Acas (no application made to tribunal at time of agreement)...

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Under English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed. This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which a deed is necessary or...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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What are leavers? Departing individuals are known generically as ‘leavers’ but the reason behind the departure will usually result in different treatment as either a...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences between deeds and...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant provisions of the...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers issues of legal capacity, the form required for...

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Prior to 6 April 2018, an exemption from income tax could apply to termination payments where the employee worked all or part of the employment period overseas (which the...

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[insert name and address of client] Private and confidential Dear [insert name] Draft settlement agreement—[name of employer] I enclose a draft settlement agreement[...

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[Insert name and address of client] Private and confidential Dear [insert name] Your[ potential] employment tribunal claim against [Insert name of employer] [Further to...

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[Note: throughout this letter the employee is referred to as ‘the employee’. You may wish instead to include the employee’s name where appropriate. You may also wish to...

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[Insert name and address of client] Private and confidential Dear [insert name] [Potential employment OR Employment] tribunal claim: [Insert name of employee/ claimant]...

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[Type on employer's letterhead] Without prejudice & subject to contract Strictly private & confidential [Insert name and address of employee] [Insert date] Dear [insert...

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[To be typed on headed notepaper] [insert date] Dear [insert name of employee], Private & Confidential: Settlement proposal [Insert name of employer] (the Company)...

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Some payments made on the termination of an employment or office can be paid tax free. Some of these exemptions are often overlooked in practice. The termination payment...

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This Practice Note looks at pensions-related issues that can arise under settlement agreements within the arena of English law. Settlement (or compromise) agreements are...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in this Precedent may be affected by Brexit. For further...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in this Precedent may be affected by Brexit. For further...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in this Precedent may be affected by Brexit. For further...

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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: With effect from 6 April 2020, changes introduced by the National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) Act 2019...

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[Insert in operative provisions:] 1 Company car 1.1 [[Option 1 — Company car to be returned:] You will return your company car [insert make and model] (registration...

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[Insert in operative provisions as clause 3:] 1 Garden leave 1.1 With effect from [insert date garden leave started/will start] until the Termination Date, you will not...

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[Insert as additional definition:] Outplacement Counselling services that meet conditions A to D inclusive in section 310 Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003[ and...

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[Insert in operative provisions:] 1 Transfer of shares 1.1 [[TRANSFER OF NOMINEE SHARES: ] You will transfer your nominee shares in the Employer[ or any Group Company...

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[Replace contents of Schedule 1 (Adviser’s certificate — solicitor) with:] Adviser’s Certificate—Certified Advice Centre worker [To be typed on the headed notepaper of...

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[Replace Schedule 1 (Adviser’s certificate—solicitor) with:] Adviser’s Certificate—Legal Executive [To be typed on Adviser’s firm’s headed notepaper] For the attention of...

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[Replace Schedule 1—Adviser’s certificate—solicitor, with:] Adviser’s Certificate—Certified Trade Union officer, official, employee or member [To be typed on the trade...

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