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Place of work and mobility clausesThe written statement of particulars of employment issued to a worker to comply with section 1 of the Employment...
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19th May
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The basic awardIP 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
Wrongful dismissal compensationThis Practice Note examines the remedies (heads of claim) available in the case of dismissal in breach of an employment...
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19th May
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Equality of terms: definition of 'pay'IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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The early conciliation requirementCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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19th May
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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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Smoking in the workplaceProviding a smoke-free workplace (in enclosed or substantially enclosed premises) has been obligatory in England since 1 July...
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19th May
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Statutory minimum noticeSection 86 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) provides for a statutory minimum period of notice that must be given...
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19th May
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Early judicial assessment of employment tribunal casesCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland...
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19th May
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Striking out and unless orders in employment tribunal proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and...
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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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Effective date of terminationWhere a qualifying period of employment is required to bring an unfair dismissal claim (see Practice Note: Entitlement to...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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The duty of fidelity and fiduciary dutiesAll employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty...
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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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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
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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 Jul
Precedents
Policy and procedure—whistleblowingUPDATE: This Precedent does not take into account special requirements that apply to relevant firms (UK...
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6th Jul
Precedents
Policy and procedure—whistleblowing (short form)UPDATE: This Precedent does not take into account special requirements that apply to relevant firms...
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6th Jul
Practice notes
Implementing a global corporate whistleblowing policy: data protection issuesCompanies must find a reliable method of identifying and correcting any...
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Produced in partnership with Pulina Whitaker and Lee Harding of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1st Jul
Q&As
Can an employee bring claims for whistleblowing detriment and victimisation in the employment tribunal against a co-worker, without also bringing a...
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24th 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
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
Precedents
Whistleblowing report registerThis Precedent is a tool to maintain records of reports made under the Whistleblowing policy.It is provided in Excel...
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6th Jun
Q&As
Can compensation for whistleblowing detriment include the difference between statutory sick pay (SSP) and the salary the employee would have received...
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5th Jun
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Is a governor of a public body who is elected by the public protected by whistleblowing legislation?A governor of a public body who is elected by the...
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5th Jun
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Would giving evidence to a Parliamentary select committee be an exception (or defence) to the duty of confidentiality?The duty of fidelity implied...
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5th Jun
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In relation to a whistleblowing claim, is a verbal statement capable of being a protected disclosure, and if so, what factors will an employment...
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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand 5th Jun
Q&As
Can an employee lawfully refuse to return documents containing their employer’s confidential information that they have taken to evidence the...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
Q&As
In an unfair dismissal whistleblowing claim, if the employee secures alternative employment which then comes to an end (through no fault of the...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Whistleblowing—UK regulatory issuesBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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5th Jun

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