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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
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[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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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. 9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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[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
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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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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
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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
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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
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
This Practice Note considers the rights that workers have under the Working Time Regulations 1998, SI 1998/1833, (WTR) and the enforcement of those...
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19th Oct
Practice notes
Interfering with safety offenceEvery employee is under a duty, while at work, to take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of...
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2nd Oct
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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1st Oct
Q&As
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSW Regs 1999), SI 1999/3242, reg 16 breaks an employer’s duty into two separate...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Entitlement to claim unfair dismissalWhen it comes to determining the fairness of a dismissal an employment tribunal will first establish that the...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Under section 49 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), where an employment tribunal finds in favour of a claimant in a detriment claim,...
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28th Sep
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[Insert in para 6.1 of claim form ET3:]1It is denied that the Respondent subjected the Claimant to a detriment under section 44 of the Employment...
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27th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the right of employees not to be subjected to a detriment, or dismissed, on certain grounds relating to health and safety...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
Post 1 October 2013On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents...
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26th Sep
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1Introduction1.1Both individual staff members who work alone and their managers have a duty to assess and reduce the risks lone working presents. This...
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26th Sep
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Please click for an Excel version of this risk assessment.Date[Insert date]1Introduction1.1This risk assessment outlines the health and safety risks...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
What's the issue?The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines lone workers as people who work by themselves without close or direct...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
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...
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26th Sep
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Enforcement of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) is often achieved through the service of statutory Improvement Notices...
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26th Sep

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