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Reply to resignation during lay-off or short time working

Reply to resignation during lay-off or short time workingTo claim a statutory redundancy payment (SRP) during lay-off or short time working, an employee must have two years' continuous employment, have been laid off or on short time working for at lea... Read more
 
 

Settlement agreement proposal checklist

Settlement agreement proposal checklistUse our checklist for proposing a settlement agreement to ensure you have all bases covered when contemplating and then subsequently negotiating a settlement with an employee. It's always best to get legal advice... Read more
 
 

Letter to discuss resignation

Letter to discuss resignationUse our letter to set up an informal meeting to discuss an employee's reasons for leaving where they've resigned. It's particularly useful if you want to persuade a key employee to change their mind. Act swiftly, consider wh... Read more
 
 

Schedule of loss checklist

Schedule of loss checklistThis checklist covers information to assist in preparing a schedule of loss, principally for unfair dismissal cases, although some aspects are relevant to discrimination claims. Employment tribunals frequently ask claimants ... Read more
 
 

Dismissal or dismissal under consideration after receipt of resignation

Dismissal or dismissal under consideration after receipt of resignationUse this letter if an employee resigns when a decision to dismiss them is under consideration. Should you still continue with the disciplinary proceedings?If the alleged misconduc... Read more
 
 

Dismissal for taking part in industrial action

Dismissal for taking part in industrial actionThis letter covers situations where the taking part in an unofficial industrial action has led to a serious breach of contract equivalent to gross misconduct which justifies you dismissing the employee wi... Read more
 
 

Letter requesting employee work longer notice period

Letter requesting employee work longer notice periodUse our letter when an employee has resigned and you want to ask them to agree to work a longer notice period than their contractual notice. Make sure it's made clear that they will be paid their ful... Read more
 
 

Retirement policy

Retirement policyOur retirement policy provides that you do not operate a compulsory retirement age and instead you operate a flexible retirement policy that permits employees to voluntarily choose to retire at any time. This follows on from the abol... Read more
 
 

Confirmation of dismissal for some other substantial reason

Confirmation of dismissal for some other substantial reasonAfter you've had a meeting with the employee to discuss the proposal to dismiss due to "some other substantial reason", if you do decide to go ahead with the dismissal, use our confirmation of d... Read more
 
 

Notification of potential dismissal meeting (SOSR or statutory bar)

Notification of potential dismissal (SOSR or statutory bar)It is potentially fair to dismiss an employee for "some other substantial reason" capable of justifying dismissal. This is the "catch all" acceptable reason for dismissal. It is also potentially ... Read more
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