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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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19th May
Practice notes
Place of work and mobility clausesThe written statement of particulars of employment issued to a worker to comply with section 1 of the Employment...
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19th May
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Unfair dismissal remedies—generalCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020...
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19th May
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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
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Employment tribunal case managementCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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19th May
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Definition of redundancyIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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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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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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Time off work for antenatal appointmentsAn employer or, where applicable, a temporary work agency or hirer, cannot unreasonably refuse to allow a...
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19th May
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Calculators on Lexis®PSL EmploymentThis Practice Note explains and summarises the suite of calculators designed specifically to assist employment...
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19th May
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Dealing with stress and mental ill health in the workplaceThe Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines stress as ‘the adverse reaction people have to...
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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
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
Precedents
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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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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In employment proceedings, where the parties have waived without prejudice privilege, is the without prejudice communication itself admissible, or...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
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Can a legal executive advise on a settlement agreement and, if so, can his fees be paid free of tax?Contracting-out provisions (such as those found in...
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6th Jun
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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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6th Jun
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Are settlement payments classed as earnings under attachments of earnings?A judgment creditor can seek to enforce their judgment debt by applying for...
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6th Jun
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Can a claim under the Agricultural Wages Order be waived under a settlement agreement? What are the tax implications of payment under the settlement...
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5th Jun
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Where the employer fails to pay sums owing under a settlement agreement, can the former employee seek to enforce their rights by bringing a claim in...
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5th Jun
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Does an employer or an employee have to pay tax on a payment in lieu of notice?The answer will depend on:•the terms of the employee's contract of...
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5th Jun
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Can the personal representatives of a deceased employee enter into a settlement agreement to settle the deceased employee's claims?Where a claimant...
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5th Jun
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How are settlement payments treated for tax and NICs purposes?The taxation of termination payments underwent a substantial reform earlier this year,...
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5th Jun
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Can a settlement agreement provide for the employee to withdraw a data subject access request (DSAR) and to waive the right to make a DSAR in the...
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5th Jun
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Does the post-employment notice pay (PENP) regime apply where an employee is summarily dismissed (say for gross misconduct) but is subsequently paid a...
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5th Jun
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Where a settlement sum is to be paid by a company based abroad, what safeguards should be built in to the settlement to protect the employee?When it...
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5th Jun
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Can a lawyer qualified in Scotland be the ‘relevant independent adviser’ for the purposes of a settlement agreement governed by English law?For the...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 5th Jun
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What remedies are available to an individual who loses a new job because their ex-employer provides a poor reference in breach of the terms of an...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun

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