Employment law and charities

Employment law and charities guidance:

UPDATE: In its ‘Good Work Plan’ published in December 2018, the government has indicated that it will legislate to extend the gap before continuity of employment is...

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The charities sector in the UK is significant in size. There is a wide range of pension provision across the sector. Many charities are facing financial pressures as a...

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This Practice Note examines the two different statutory definitions of 'redundancy'. The first is found in the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996). Whether or not it is...

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Certain aspects of the employment relationship have to be covered by a written statement of particulars of employment that is given to the employee (see Practice Note:...

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The right not to be unfairly dismissed is a purely statutory right arising under section 94 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA 1996). There are a number of qualifying...

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This Practice Note considers the test for an employer’s vicarious liability in tort, which arises from certain legal relationships and in relation to certain acts. It...

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Once it is established that a claimant has the right to bring an unfair dismissal claim—in other words, that they were an employee, they were dismissed, the claim was...

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This Practice Note provides a brief overview of various contractual provisions dealing with termination of employment and signposts more detailed materials available....

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Although employers and employees have a number of rights given to them by statute, the basic relationship between them is still governed by the contents of the contract...

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Generally an individual is understood to be a volunteer if they are not obliged to work but agree to perform work for which they are not paid. Without consideration there...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 6 April 2020, the Employment Rights (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/731 extend the right to a written statement of employment...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 6 April 2020, the Employment Rights (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/731 extend the right to a written statement of employment...

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If you are wrongfully dismissed, you are under a duty to take reasonable steps to mitigate your loss: in other words, to make reasonable efforts to find new work. If you...

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