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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
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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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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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[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
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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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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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[To be typed on headed notepaper of employer][Date]Dear [insert name of employee],Re: [insert name of employer] (the Company)Following our most recent...
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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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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
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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. 12th Jan
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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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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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STOP PRESS: The smoke-free provisions of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 replace, in Wales, the current regime under the Health Act 2006 with...
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16th Apr
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STOP PRESS (13/4/21): The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps and Local Authority Enforcement Powers) (England) (Amendment)...
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14th Apr
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STOP PRESS (13/4/21): The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps and Local Authority Enforcement Powers) (England) (Amendment)...
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14th Apr
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Government guidance for England is that office workers who can work from home should work from home. This does mean however that you may still have...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 13th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note is updated to take account of the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules as a result of the...
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13th Apr
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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
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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
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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 Apr
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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
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Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable...
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9th Apr
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines stress as ‘the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on...
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9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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General duties under the Companies Act 2006Section 172(1) of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) creates a general duty on a director to:‘… act in the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Ostrowski of Six Pump Court 9th Apr
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Prior to 1 October 2015, the self-employed were obliged to protect themselves and others from any risks to their health and safety which may arise...
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9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with James Purnell, Abigail Cohen and Lia Moses of Henderson Chambers 25th Mar
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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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23rd Mar
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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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23rd Mar
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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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22nd Mar
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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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22nd Mar

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