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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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19th May
Practice notes
Interim relief in unfair dismissalCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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19th May
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Qualifying period for unfair dismissalFor employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed...
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19th May
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Equality of terms: definition of 'pay'IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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The early conciliation requirementCoronavirus (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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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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Types of whistleblowing claimIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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19th May
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Early judicial assessment of employment tribunal casesCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland...
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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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Effective date of terminationWhere a qualifying period of employment is required to bring an unfair dismissal claim (see Practice Note: Entitlement to...
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19th May
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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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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
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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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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Can a former employee enforce payment of sums due under a settlement agreement against a company that is subject to a company voluntary arrangement?In...
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Produced in partnership with Carly Schiff of Gateley Plc 5th Jun
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In a settlement agreement, is it lawful for an employer to request an indemnity from an employee for any Class 1A National Insurance Contributions...
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5th Jun
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Who can be a relevant independent adviser for the purposes of advising on a settlement agreement under ERA 1996, s 203?Definition of relevant...
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5th Jun
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What is the best way to reach an effective settlement of all claims that may arise out of TUPE?The approach to this will depend on:•whether the...
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5th Jun
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What is the authority for communications during the Acas early conciliation process being regarded as without prejudice?Under section 18(7) of the...
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5th Jun
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Can a solicitor sign a settlement agreement (not as a deed) on behalf of the employee, if he has the employee’s authority to do so?One of the...
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5th Jun
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Is it possible for an individual to unilaterally waive a statutory right (eg the right to holiday pay) without entering into a settlement...
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5th Jun
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Where the parties to an employment dispute have agreed terms of settlement to be included in a settlement agreement, including as to payment, are the...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Employee share schemes—dealing with leaversWhat are leavers?Departing individuals are known generically as ‘leavers’ but the reason behind the...
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Produced in partnership with Jenny Wheater of Duane Morris LLP 5th Jun
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Does a settlement agreement, eg under section 203 of the Employment Rights Act 1996, have to be executed as a deed? When executing documents by a...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Foreign service exemption for termination paymentsThe foreign service exemption is, broadly, an exemption from income tax which applies to termination...
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Produced in partnership with Sam Whitaker of Shearman & Sterling 5th Jun
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Termination payments qualifying for £30,000 exemptionThe first question in respect of any termination payment or benefit is whether it is taxable on...
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Produced in partnership with Sam Whitaker of Shearman & Sterling 5th Jun

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