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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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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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19th May
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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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19th May
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How do you calculate the time limit for submitting an unfair dismissal claim to the employment tribunal?For information:•on time limits for the...
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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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Redundancy—fair procedure: individual consultationWhere there is no statutory obligation to consult with any existing employee representatives (see...
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19th May
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Time off work for antenatal appointmentsAn employer or, where applicable, a temporary work agency or hirer, cannot unreasonably refuse to allow a...
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19th May
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Types of whistleblowing claimIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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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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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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19th May
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Calculators on Lexis®PSL EmploymentThis Practice Note explains and summarises the suite of calculators designed specifically to assist employment...
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19th May
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Disclosure in employment tribunal proceedingsCoronavirus (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 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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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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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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