Protected rights in employment

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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An employee intending to adopt a child under 18 may be eligible to take up to three different kinds of statutory leave: • ordinary and additional adoption leave •...

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This workforce Agreement is made on [date] Parties 1 [Insert name of company] [of OR whose registered office is at] [insert address] company registration number [enter...

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This workforce Agreement is made on [date] Parties 1 [insert name of company][of OR whose registered office is at][insert address] company registration number [insert...

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This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [NAME OF COMPANY], a company incorporated in England with registered number [insert number] whose registered office is...

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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as reflected in this Precedent will be affected by Brexit. For further guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—implications for employment law. This...

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Convention rights The Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) came into force in October 2000 and gives effect to the rights contained in the European Convention on Human Rights...

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[Insert details of the voting group as determined by the employer eg the whole workforce, night shift, day shift, management, non-management or department] Candidate...

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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 longer an EU Member...

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1 Health & safety 1.1 The Employer is under a duty to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees and other...

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1 Cover for maternity, adoption or shared parental leave 1.1 You are employed as [maternity OR adoption OR shared parental] leave cover to cover for [insert name of...

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1 Training and development 1.1 The Employer is committed to lifelong learning and encourages all its employees to improve their skills and qualifications and develop...

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1 Medical examinations and reports 1.1 The Employer will have the right at any time[ after you have been absent from work for more than [insert number] working days...

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1 [Working time—example 1 1.1 You agree that your average weekly working time may exceed 48 hours and accordingly you 'opt out' of the limit on working time set down by...

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Having in place a well-thought-out and accessible structure on health and safety could help enable an organisation to ensure that it is managed effectively and...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: In Budget March 2020, the government announced that certain eligible SSP costs will be refunded to small and medium-sized employers. The eligibility...

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Instructions: please read all of this before filling in the form This form is for use by you if you are an adopter or expected adopter working for the Company who wishes...

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Instructions: please read all of this before filling in the form This form is for use by you if you are a mother or expectant mother working for the Company who wishes...

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines stress as ‘the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them’. Stress is not...

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For full coverage of the substantive right to take shared parental leave, see Practice Notes: Shared parental leave (birth) and Shared parental leave (adoption). The...

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Employees are protected against dismissal and from suffering a detriment for reasons related to ordinary adoption leave (OAL) and additional adoption leave (AAL)....

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Employees are protected against dismissal and from suffering a detriment for reasons related to pregnancy, childbirth and maternity leave. Protection against detriment An...

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General duties under the Companies Act 2006 Section 172(1) of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) creates a general duty on a director to: ‘… act in the way he considers, in...

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Interfering with safety offence Every employee is under a duty, while at work, to take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of other people who may be...

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1 Introduction 1.1 These rules govern the election of [employee OR worker] representatives for [specify purpose of election, eg the purposes of an information and...

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UPDATE: On 18 September 2019 the Watford Employment Tribunal made a request to the ECJ for a preliminary ruling on various questions which challenge the existing...

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