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Definitions

Glossary of Common Employment Law Terms

There are many terms and acronyms that you may come across in dealings with your employer. We have explained the most common for your reference.

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An Introduction to Types of Employee and Worker

What type of employee are you, and why does it matter? It is important to look at the basic legal concepts which underpin the rights of employees and the framework in which those rights can be enforced. In this article, we will examine the definitions of the three main classes of...

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Are You an Employee or Self-employed?

The status of being an ‘employee’ is the gold plated standard when it comes to having legal rights against an employer in employment law. What’s the difference? The status of being an ‘employee’ is the gold plated standard when it comes to having legal rights against an employer in employment law, being...

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T.U.P.E. – Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)

TUPE is the acronym for an obscure law called ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006’. A TUPE transfer could be, for example, a purchase of one company by another company.

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Payments in Lieu of Notice & Settlement Agreements

A settlement agreement with payment in lieu of notice means that your employer pays your salary, and perhaps also benefits, for your notice period. You do not have to work during that time.

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Without Prejudice Settlement Agreements and Letters

If you have a document marked ‘without prejudice settlement agreement’ then you are probably an employee wishing to resolve your workplace dispute or negotiation in the context of UK employment law.

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Restrictive Covenants, Settlement Agreements & Injunctions

Restrictive covenants are a common feature in contracts of employment and settlement agreements. They operate to restrict you from doing certain things after termination of your employment.

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An Employee’s Right to Sue – An Index of Claims

Before you embark upon any process of negotiation, or on a claims process, it is important to know exactly what claims you may have. We have outlined these in a useful chart for your reference.

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