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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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19th May
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Place of work and mobility clausesThe written statement of particulars of employment issued to a worker to comply with section 1 of the Employment...
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19th May
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Unfair dismissal remedies—generalCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020...
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19th May
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Preliminary hearings in the employment tribunalCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during...
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19th May
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Discrimination arising from disabilityThis Practice Note covers an Equality Act 2010 provision which had no equivalent under the law which applied...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Qualifying period for unfair dismissalFor employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed...
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19th May
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No response, rejected response or claim not contested: employment tribunalsCoronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England,...
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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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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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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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[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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19th May
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Applicable law—which system of law applies to the contract or employment relationshipThis Practice Note examines how to determine which system of law...
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Produced in partnership with Edward Kemp of Littleton Chambers 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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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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19th May

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Right to work checks: lists A and BThis Practice Note provides commentary on the documents that an employer may accept when undertaking a manual right...
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Produced in partnership with Duncan Bain of Bower Bailey 19th Jul
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Right to work checks: how to conduct the checkThis Practice Note looks at what employers need to do in order to carry out a ‘right to work check’...
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Produced in partnership with Duncan Bain of Bower Bailey 19th Jul
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Right to work checks: when and whyThis Practice Note looks at why employers need to carry out ‘right to work’ checks and when such checks should be...
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Produced in partnership with Duncan Bain of Bower Bailey 19th Jul
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Pre-employment checksThis Practice Notes summarises the pre-employment checks that a prospective employer should consider, and the main issues...
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12th Jul
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Criminal records—asking questions and DBS checksFORTHCOMING CHANGE: Under proposals, announced on 16 September 2020, to reduce the time it takes for...
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8th Jul
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Letter—employee offer letter[Subject to contract]Dear [insert name of employee]Following [insert details, eg your successful interview on [insert...
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7th Jul
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Clauses—criminal record disclosure and DBS checks1Criminal record disclosure and DBS checksThe position for which you are being [employed OR offered...
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7th Jul
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Policy—criminal records information1Introduction1.1This policy supplements the Company’s [data protection policy (employment)].1.2This document sets...
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7th Jul
Q&As
Will dismissal because of a spent caution be deemed automatically unfair?Employers are not generally entitled to full disclosure of previous...
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7th Jul
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On a relevant transfer under TUPE 2006, can the transferee rely on a DBS check issued to the transferor within the six months prior to the...
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7th Jul
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Is an employer entitled to retain a copy of an employee's DBS certificate and, if so, for how long?Information as to any offence a data subject has...
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7th Jul
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Recruitment and selection—data protection issuesFrom IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection...
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7th Jul
Q&As
Could an employer's policy of only offering fixed-term contracts to applicants who are not entitled to permanently reside in the UK potentially amount...
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6th Jul
Practice notes
Job description and person specificationThis Practice Note examines the importance of drawing up a job description and person specification as part of...
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2nd Jul
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Letter—advice to employer client on recruitment processIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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25th Jun
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Equal opportunities monitoring formIn accordance with our [equality policy], we are fully committed to providing equal opportunities for all...
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25th Jun
Practice notes
Advertising and other recruitment methodsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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25th Jun
Practice notes
ReferencesUPDATE: A consultation as to whether it should be mandatory for employers to provide references for all their former employees was announced...
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25th Jun
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Recruiting from a competitor—issues for employersThis Practice Note examines the legal and practical issues that may arise when an employer (referred...
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25th Jun

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