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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
[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
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
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
Precedents
[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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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
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
[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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9th Nov
Practice notes
Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 12th Jan
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
UPDATE (8/4/21): The DHSC announced on 5 April 2021 that from 9 April everyone in England will be able to take free rapid coronavirus tests twice a...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the restrictions and limits on working hours and shift patterns imposed by the Working Time Regulations 1998, SI...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
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9th Apr
Practice notes
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Practice notes
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In essence, the right to shared parental leave allows, after adoption, the adopter of the child and a second person (who must be married to, or the...
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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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9th Apr
Practice notes
An employer, or where applicable temporary work agency or hirer, cannot unreasonably refuse to allow an employee, or where applicable agency worker,...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
For full coverage of the substantive right to take shared parental leave, see Practice Notes: Shared parental leave (birth) and Shared parental leave...
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9th Apr
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 Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the entitlement of workers to bring claims in respect of whistleblowing when they have suffered detriment and/or...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
Employees who take ordinary adoption leave (OAL) are entitled to return to the 'same job' at the end of that leave unless that job is no longer...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
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...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
Although coverage of the whistleblowing provisions is very broad, a small selection of persons are partly or wholly excluded from the right to bring a...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
Employees are protected against dismissal and from suffering a detriment for reasons related to ordinary adoption leave (OAL) and additional adoption...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note deals with the election of employee representatives under The Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004, SI...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
UPDATE: On 21 July 2019, following its consultation on ‘Confidentiality clauses: measures to prevent misuse in situations of workplace harassment or...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
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