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Severe weather and the resultant travel chaos or travel disruption caused by industrial action or major incidents can affect employees’ ability to get to work on time, or...

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Whether an organisation has a dedicated personnel or HR team, or devolves recruitment responsibilities to line managers and supervisors, it is important that anyone...

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This workforce Agreement is made on [date] Parties 1 [Insert name of company] [of OR whose registered office is at] [insert address] company registration number [enter...

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This workforce Agreement is made on [date] Parties 1 [insert name of company][of OR whose registered office is at][insert address] company registration number [insert...

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apprenticeship agreement dated [insert date] Parties 1 [Name of Employer] [of [insert address] OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] (registered number [insert...

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Produced in partnership with Russell Bradley of Ampersand apprenticeship agreement dated [insert date] Parties 1 [Name of Employer] [of [insert address] OR a company...

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approved english apprenticeship agreement dated [insert date] Parties 1 [Name of Employer] [of [insert address] OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales]...

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This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [NAME OF COMPANY], a company incorporated in England with registered number [insert number] whose registered office is...

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[To be typed on the organisation’s headed notepaper] [Insert name of worker] [Insert worker’s address] [Insert date] Dear [insert name of worker] (‘you’) Casual work for...

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[To be typed on the organisation’s headed notepaper] [Insert name of worker] [Insert worker’s address] [Insert date] Dear [insert name of worker] (‘you’) Casual work for...

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[To be typed on the organisation’s headed notepaper] [Insert name of worker] [Insert worker’s address] [Insert date] Dear [insert name of worker] (‘you’) Casual work for...

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agreement dated [insert date] parties 1 [name of employment business] [of [insert address] OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] (registered number [insert...

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1 What is slavery? 1.1 The Modern Slavery Act (MSA) 2015 covers four activities: SlaveryExercising powers of ownership over a person ServitudeThe obligation to provide...

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An apprenticeship levy on employers in the UK, first announced in the Summer Budget 2015, came into force on 6 April 2017, set at a rate of 0.5% of an employer’s pay...

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A traditional contract of apprenticeship is a contract under which the apprentice is bound to the employer in order to learn a trade, and the employer agrees to teach and...

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This Practice Note examines the legal issues that arise when engaging an apprentice in Scotland. Introduction to apprenticeships in Scotland The contract of...

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This Precedent is a sample bonus schedule, to be inserted as a schedule to an employment contract or director’s service agreement, providing for entitlement to an annual...

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Bonuses can be a very effective tool to motivate and retain employees while allowing businesses to control wage costs. In certain sectors and industries (eg the financial...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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What is a career break or sabbatical? The terms 'career break' and 'sabbatical' have no particular legal meaning, and the label given to the break is not determinative of...

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It is highly likely that an employer will, at some time during the employment relationship, wish to change the terms and conditions on which any particular employee or...

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1 Indemnity 1.1 You agree to be responsible for and to indemnify the Employer against [all costs, losses, liabilities, claims or demands (including interest and...

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1 Health & safety 1.1 The Employer is under a duty to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable the health, safety and welfare at work of all employees and other...

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1 Night working 1.1 For the purposes of the Working Time Regulations 1998, 'night work' means work between [10pm] and [5am]. 1.2 Your average night work shall be...

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1 Reporting procedure 1.1 You will report to [insert job title of supervisor or manager] (your ‘Manager’). You must: 1.1.1 keep your Manager informed of your activities...

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1 Restrictions on authority 1.1 You shall not without the Employer’s prior[ written] consent: 1.1.1 on behalf of the Employer incur any capital expenditure in excess of...

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