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Contractual redundancy paymentsAn employee is entitled to a statutory redundancy payment when:•he has been continuously employed for not less than two...
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19th May
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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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Unfair dismissal time limitThree months beginning with the effective date of terminationAn unfair dismissal claim must generally be submitted to the...
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Employment tribunal case managementCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the...
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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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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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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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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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Continuity of employmentUPDATE: In its ‘Good Work Plan’ published in December 2018, the government has indicated that it will legislate to extend the...
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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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Definition of dismissal in unfair dismissalTo succeed in a claim of unfair dismissal, the claimant must establish that they were dismissed by the...
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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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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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Contractual noticeIn general, employers are free to give notice of dismissal at any time, unless they have expressly or impliedly agreed not to in the...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—holiday and holiday payThis Practice Note considers issues relating to the right to holiday and holiday pay during the...
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Flexible workingCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay...
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Q&As
How is holiday leave and pay treated for term-time only staff who take a period of maternity or adoption leave which extends over school holidays?The...
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19th Jul
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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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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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