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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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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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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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[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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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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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This Practice Note describes the extent to which employees are entitled to work during statutory maternity or adoption leave, without bringing that...
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9th Apr
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In essence, the right to shared parental leave allows, after birth, the mother of the child and a second person (who must be the father of child, or...
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9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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An employer or, where applicable, a temporary work agency or hirer, cannot unreasonably refuse to allow a pregnant employee, or where applicable, a...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers a woman’s right to return to work after maternity leave.A woman who takes ordinary maternity leave (OML) is entitled to...
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9th Apr
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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
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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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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 APPLIES TO OCCUPATIONAL PENSION SCHEMES (DEFINED BENEFIT AND MONEY PURCHASE)Protection of pension rights during periods of family...
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9th 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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30th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Maternity Allowance, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Shared Parental...
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30th Mar
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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30th Mar
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Maternity Allowance, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Shared Parental...
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30th Mar

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