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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....
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
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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9th Nov
Precedents
[Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at the transferor],Proposed transfer of [enter...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Precedents
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
Precedents
[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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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Precedents
[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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
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
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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9th Nov
Precedents
[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a [job title]. She worked at the Respondent’s premises at...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Collective agreements are agreements negotiated between one or more trade unions and employers or employers' associations and which relate to one or...
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9th Nov
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Date: [insert date]Dear [insert name of employee]Congratulations and thank you for telling me about your pregnancy and the date that your baby is due....
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9th Nov

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Practice notes
FCA and PRA rules on whistleblowingOn 6 October 2015, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), alongside the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)...
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP 25th Nov
Practice notes
Employment Rights Act 1996 and Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998Under the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), as amended by the Public Interest...
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25th Nov
Q&As
Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR 1998), SI 1998/1833, a worker is entitled:•to 5.6 weeks’ annual leave or holiday, and•to be paid for that...
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25th Nov
Practice notes
STOP PRESS (23/11/20): The Prime Minister confirmed on 23 November that the national lockdown restrictions introduced in England from 5 November 2020...
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25th Nov
Practice notes
STOP PRESS (23/11/20): The Prime Minister confirmed on 23 November that the national lockdown restrictions introduced in England from 5 November 2020...
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25th Nov
Practice notes
Employers are receiving more requests from employee to work from home. But a request to work remotely outside the country where an employee is...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Ratcliffe of Baker McKenzie and Gill Murdoch 25th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers issues relating to the right to holiday and holiday pay during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It:•summarises the...
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24th Nov
Practice notes
In certain defined circumstances, employees have a right to be permitted to take time off during working hours:•to care for, or arrange care for,...
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19th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Issues relating to holiday and holiday pay during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are considered in Practice Note:...
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19th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note examines the criteria that must be fulfilled in order for an individual to benefit from the protection of the Working Time...
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6th Nov
Practice notes
From 5 November 2020, the government has imposed a new period of national restrictions in England. The national restrictions require individuals to...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 6th Nov
Precedents
1Introduction1.1This policy outlines the arrangements for leave and pay for an employee who suffers the loss of a child (parental bereavement). It...
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5th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 4th Nov
Q&As
You have asked: Does an agency worker continue to accrue annual leave while they are away from their assignment due to pregnancy or maternity?This...
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4th Nov
Precedents
[Insert in para 8.1 of claim form ET1:]1The Claimant is employed in the planning department of the Respondent local authority. On [insert date], he...
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21st Oct
Precedents
UPDATE: This Precedent does not take into account special requirements that apply to relevant firms (UK deposit-takers with assets of £250m or...
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21st Oct
Precedents
UPDATE: This Precedent does not take into account special requirements that apply to relevant firms (UK deposit-takers with assets of £250m or...
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21st Oct
Practice notes
This Practice Note examines the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 1999 (TICER 1999) which implement the recast...
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20th Oct
Q&As
An employer must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of their employees. Failure to do so is a...
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20th Oct
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Issues relating to holiday and holiday pay during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are considered in Practice Note:...
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