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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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[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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Practice notes
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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[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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[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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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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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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[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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Practice notes
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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[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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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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19th Nov
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1Introduction1.1This policy outlines the arrangements for leave and pay for an employee who suffers the loss of a child (parental bereavement). It...
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5th Nov
Q&As
You have asked: Does an agency worker continue to accrue annual leave while they are away from their assignment due to pregnancy or maternity?This...
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4th Nov
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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
Q&As
Looking in turn at shared parental leave and shared parental pay:Shared parental leaveIt is not necessary for the mother to return to work (or intend...
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13th Oct
Q&As
The terms 'career break' and 'sabbatical' have no particular legal meaning, and the label given to the break is not determinative of its legal nature....
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9th Oct
Q&As
There is no specific statutory right to paid or unpaid time off for compassionate leave, except in the limited circumstances set out in the statutory...
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29th Sep
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Parents of a child (whether born to the parents or adopted) are entitled to take up to 18 weeks of unpaid leave to care for that child at any time...
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29th Sep
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Entitlement to statutory maternity payIn order to qualify for statutory maternity pay (SMP), it is necessary for a woman to be or have been an...
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29th Sep
Q&As
Accrual of holiday entitlement generallyA worker is entitled under the Working Time Regulations 1998, SI 1998/1833 (WTR) to a total of 5.6 weeks' paid...
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29th Sep
Q&As
Where an employer has a policy of paying an enhanced contractual rate of maternity pay to those employees on maternity leave, but pays those on shared...
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28th Sep
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The ‘protected period’ concept does not apply to claims of discrimination on grounds of having taken maternity leave (as opposed to discrimination on...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Ratcliffe of Baker McKenzie 28th Sep
Q&As
For information on maternity leave generally, see Practice Note: Maternity leave.The interaction between holiday and maternity leave and other types...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The government’s guidance for employers: Claim for your employee’s wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme states as follows:‘Employees who...
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28th Sep
Q&As
For information:•on time off for adoption appointments generally, see Practice Note: Time off work for adoption appointments•on adoption leave...
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28th Sep
Q&As
In order to qualify for statutory maternity pay (SMP), it is necessary for a woman to be or have been an employee as defined and to satisfy the...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The answer to this query does not depend on the amount of notice being given, or who gives notice, but on the amount of notice that the employer is...
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28th Sep

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