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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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7th Oct
Precedents
[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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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BREXIT IMPACT: The drafting and enforcement of the applicable law (governing law) and jurisdiction clause in this Precedent may be affected by Brexit....
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep

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UPDATE: On 22 July 2020, the government published its response to the consultation originally launched on 10 April 2019 on implementation of the...
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25th Sep
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The Trade Union Act 2016 (TUA 2016) includes a number of significant and controversial changes to the legal landscape affecting trade unions and...
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25th Sep
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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25th Sep
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NB: This Practice Note discusses legislation that is not yet in force. Implementation of this legislation has been substantially delayed, and there is...
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26th Sep
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This archived Practice Note provided an overview of various corporate governance reforms that were announced and/or implemented between 2017–2019,...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is retained for reference only and is not maintained. It discusses the capping provisions set out in the draft...
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28th Sep
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There is no specific requirement, eg under section 203 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 for a settlement agreement to be entered into as a deed. For...
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28th Sep
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Impact of BrexitBrexit will have no automatic impact on the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998), or the incorporation of the European Convention on Human...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Meacher of Hardwicke Chambers 28th Sep
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The change to the economic and commercial environments within both the UK and the EU as a result of Brexit may impact on the underlying commercial...
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28th Sep
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There is no general obligation placed on individuals or organisations to report crimes in England and Wales. An employer is subject to the same...
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28th Sep
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Section 25 of the Partnership Act 1890 provides that no majority of the partners in a general partnership can expel a partner unless such power has...
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28th Sep
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An employer always retains the right to terminate an employee's contract of employment. However, the circumstances in which the dismissal occurs will...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Statutory sick pay is included in the definition of ‘wages’ for the purposes of the right not to suffer unauthorised deductions.For further...
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28th Sep
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Section 8 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996) provides that an employee has the right to be given a written itemised pay statement by their...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/172 (often referred to as the ‘Private and Voluntary Sector’...
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28th Sep
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The answer to this will depend on :•the type of pension scheme in issue•whether an issue relating to pension has specifically been raised and/or there...
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28th Sep

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