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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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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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[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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9th Nov
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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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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
Practice notes
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): 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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[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
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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
Practice notes
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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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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Practice notes
Employers and employment agencies will typically wish to obtain references or undergo other vetting processes when deciding who to give work to—see...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers 19th Oct
Practice notes
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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14th Oct
Practice notes
An employee or prospective employee has a number of rights relating to his employment that arise as a result of his union membership status. These...
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13th Oct
Practice notes
The ability to withdraw labour is a powerful weapon in the arsenal available to trade unions, and hence industrial action forms a significant aspect...
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13th Oct
Q&As
The statutory framework governing trade union recognition supports voluntary arrangements in the first instance. This means that an employer is...
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29th Sep
Q&As
On a relevant transfer under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246, union recognition transfers to the...
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28th Sep
Q&As
A member of a trade union has a number of remedies at their disposal if they are aggrieved that they have been disciplined or expelled by their...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The ‘right to picket’ provisions in section 220 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULR(C)A 1992) provide protection...
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28th Sep
Q&As
Statute confers several important rights upon an independent trade union once it has been recognised. Most of these are conferred whether the union’s...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULR(C)A 1992) sets out detailed and mandatory requirements for the election to various...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Edwards of Devereux Chambers 28th Sep
Q&As
‘Detriment’ is a concept found in a variety of different areas of employment law, in particular the various protections against being subjected to a...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULR(C)A 1992) contains provisions relating to industrial action. The statutory...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
Precedents
[Insert in para 6.1 of response form ET3:]1It is [admitted OR denied] that the Claimant was dismissed for the reasons stated or alleged in the claim.2...
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26th Sep
Precedents
[To be typed on headed notepaper of transferee][Date][Strictly private and confidential]Dear [insert name of trade union or other employee...
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26th Sep
Precedents
[To be typed on headed notepaper of transferor][Date][Strictly private and confidential]Dear [insert name of trade union official(s) or employee...
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26th Sep
Precedents
[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1[I am not a member of any trade union. OR I am a member of [insert name of trade union]. OR On [insert date],...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note is updated to take account of changes relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. See: Complaints and...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
The organisation of industrial action by a trade union will usually give rise to some form of liability at common law. For example, calling workers to...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
Both workers and employers may form groupings that could generally be described as ‘unions’. In the case of employers these are usually called...
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26th Sep

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