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All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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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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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert name of case, eg X v Y]Claim Number: [insert claim...
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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): 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
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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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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In relation to the first part of this question, under section 13 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), an employer cannot make any deductions...
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18th Jan
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Where a claim under an income protection policy is successful, the employee will usually remain employed by the employer; benefits (including a...
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18th Jan
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For information on calculating a statutory redundancy payment, see Practice Note: Entitlement to statutory redundancy payment.A statutory redundancy...
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18th Jan
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Under section 18(7) of the Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (ETA 1996), anything communicated to a conciliation officer in connection with the...
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18th Jan
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For information on data protection issues in employment generally, see Practice Notes:•The UK GDPR and DPA 2018: key data protection issues for...
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18th Jan
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Taking the example of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996), a 'worker' is defined as an individual who has entered into or works (or worked)...
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18th Jan
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For the purpose of this Q&A we have assumed that the employee has consented to attend a medical appointment or examination with the occupational...
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18th Jan
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For information on medical reports generally, see Practice Note: Medical reports—data protection issues and AMRA 1988.The Access to Medical Reports...
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18th Jan
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In addressing this query, you may wish to consider:•whether a restricted reporting order is in place•what information is held on the public...
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18th Jan
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An employee (but not another type of worker) is entitled to be given a written itemised pay statement by his employer at or before the time any wages...
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18th Jan

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