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Protective awardsThis Practice Note examines claims for protective awards following an employer’s failure to carry out collective redundancy...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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[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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19th May
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[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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19th May
Practice notes
Interim relief in unfair dismissalCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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19th May
Practice notes
The early conciliation requirementCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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Office-holdersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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19th May
Practice notes
Sunday workingFORTHCOMING CHANGE: Certain aspects of the protections afforded under the ERA 1996 to shop and betting workers are to be strengthened by...
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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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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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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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Produced in partnership with Edward Kemp of Littleton Chambers 19th May
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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
Practice notes
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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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
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19th May

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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
Practice notes
Health and safety—protection from detriment and dismissalIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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23rd Jul
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—issues for employersSTOP PRESS (22/7/21): Provisions have been made to (1) amend the Health Protection (Coronavirus,...
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23rd Jul
Practice notes
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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23rd Jul
Practice notes
Risk assessments, suspension or removal from work relating to maternityCoronavirus (COVID-19): Issues relating to risk assessments, suspension and...
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23rd Jul
Precedents
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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23rd Jul
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Policy—health and safety (short form)IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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23rd Jul
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—safe working in an office environment before 19 July 2021 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 23rd Jul
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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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Produced in partnership with DG Legal 21st Jul
Practice notes
Formulating a health and safety planHaving in place a well thought-out and accessible structure on health and safety could help enable an organisation...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 21st Jul
Practice notes
Conducting a health and safety risk assessmentHaving in place a well-thought-out and accessible structure on health and safety could help enable an...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 21st Jul
Practice notes
Improvement and Prohibition Notices under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974Enforcement of Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act...
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Produced in partnership with James Purnell, Abigail Cohen and Lia Moses of Henderson Chambers 21st Jul
Practice notes
Working time—goods and passenger vehicle driversCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note is updated to take account of the temporary relaxation of...
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16th Jul
Practice notes
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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30th Jun
Practice notes
Interim relief in unfair dismissalCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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28th Jun
Practice notes
Whistleblowing—protected disclosuresUPDATE: On 21 July 2019, following its consultation on ‘Confidentiality clauses: measures to prevent misuse in...
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9th Jun
Precedents
Policy and procedure—stress and mental health1Purpose and scope1.1The Company is committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of its...
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8th Jun
Q&As
In a claim for being subjected to a detriment, is it possible to recover legal costs as part of the compensation awarded under section 49 of the...
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6th Jun
Q&As
Where, in order to mitigate the risk to the health and safety of a pregnant employee (or her baby), the employer alters the employee’s working hours,...
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6th Jun

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