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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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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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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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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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[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 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
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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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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
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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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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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Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 12th Jan
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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
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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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Membership of a trade union gives an individual worker access to advice and other assistance from the union in a number of work-related...
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14th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers 9th Apr
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AuthorisationMany employers enter into arrangements with one or more trade unions for the deduction by the employer of union subscriptions from the...
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9th Apr
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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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7th Apr
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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31st Mar
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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30th Mar
Practice notes
An individual has a statutory right not to be excluded or expelled from a trade union, save in certain specified circumstances. There is also a more...
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30th Mar
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A union member has a statutory right not to be unjustifiably disciplined by his union. This is in addition to the common law right arising from his...
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30th Mar
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[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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5th Dec
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[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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5th Dec
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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5th Dec
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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5th Dec
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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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5th Dec

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