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The term of trust and confidenceEvery contract of employment is treated as containing an imposed term of trust and confidence. This requires employers...
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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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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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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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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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Redundancy—fair procedure: individual consultationWhere there is no statutory obligation to consult with any existing employee representatives (see...
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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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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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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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[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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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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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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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
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Are employees with fewer than two years' continuous service counted for the purpose of triggering statutory collective consultation obligations on...
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Where there will be no change to any terms and conditions of employment as a result of a TUPE transfer, how much notice is due to employees to inform...
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When is a European works council’s approval required in relation to data protection matters in the UK?The Transnational Information and Consultation...
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Pension consultation requirementsCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: On 9 April 2020 the Pensions Regulator (TPR) published guidance which provides a...
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TUPE—information and consultationWhere there is a business transfer or service provision change amounting to a relevant transfer under the Transfer of...
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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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The Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004The Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004, SI 2004/3426 (ICER 2004)...
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Application form—employee representative candidates[Insert details of the voting group as determined by the employer eg the whole workforce, night...
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Letter—to unsuccessful candidate confirming election result[TO BE TYPED ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE EMPLOYER][Insert name of unsuccessful...
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5th Jun
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Election rules—electing employee representatives1Introduction1.1These rules govern the election of [employee OR worker] representatives for [specify...
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5th Jun
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ICER employee representativesThis Practice Note deals with the election of employee representatives under The Information and Consultation of...
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5th Jun
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Letter—to employee representative confirming election result and role[TO BE TYPED ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE EMPLOYER][Insert name of the elected...
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5th Jun
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Letter—enclosing ballot paper for election of employee representatives[insert date]Dear [insert name]Nominations have now closed for the election of...
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Nomination form—employee representative candidatesI, [insert name]wish to nominate [insert name of nominee]as an employee representative[ for the...
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5th Jun
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Proxy form—voting for employee representatives[insert details of the voting group as determined by the employer eg the whole workforce, night shift,...
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5th Jun
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Voting form—employee representativesVoting Form No. [insert number] [Insert details of the voting group as determined by the employer eg the whole...
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Agreement—works council agreementThis works council Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of company] [of OR whose registered] office is at...
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