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Wrongful dismissal compensationThis Practice Note examines the remedies (heads of claim) available in the case of dismissal in breach of an employment...
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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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No response, rejected response or claim not contested: employment tribunalsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England,...
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19th May
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How do you calculate the time limit for submitting an unfair dismissal claim to the employment tribunal?For information:•on time limits for the...
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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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Continuity of employmentUPDATE: In its ‘Good Work Plan’ published in December 2018, the government has indicated that it will legislate to extend the...
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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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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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Striking out and unless orders in employment tribunal proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and...
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19th May
Practice notes
Definition of dismissal in unfair dismissalTo succeed in a claim of unfair dismissal, the claimant must establish that they were dismissed by the...
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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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[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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Calculating pension loss in employment tribunal claimsPension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 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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European works councilsThis Practice Note examines the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 1999 (TICER 1999) which...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—managing the workplace to 18 July 2021 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not maintained and is for background...
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Q&As
Should an employer allow an employee who is 28 weeks’ pregnant to attend the workplace during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?An employer must...
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26th Jul
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Policy—health and safetyIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Health and safety risk assessmentPlease click for an Excel version of this risk assessment.Date[Insert date]1Introduction1.1This risk assessment...
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Q&As
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Practice notes
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Policy and procedure—whistleblowingUPDATE: This Precedent does not take into account special requirements that apply to relevant firms (UK...
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