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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Statement of changes to employment particulars
    Statement of changes to employment particularsIf any of the terms in the written statement of employment particulars change, you must give the employee a written statement of that change within one month.Statutory provisionS.4 Employment Rights Act 1996 states that if any of the mandatory terms contained in a written statement of employment particulars change, you must give the employee a written statement containing particulars of the change at the earliest opportunity and, in any event, no later than one month...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Written statement of employment particulars
    Written statement of employment particularsIssuing at least a basic statement of the main terms and conditions of employment is a legal requirement. But the use of a full-blown contract with clauses tailored to suit your needs offers you far greater opportunities in terms of flexibility and control.Legal minimumAs an absolute minimum, the law requires you to provide all employees (and, from 6 April 2020, all workers) with a Written Statement of Employment Particulars. You must now provide this no later than...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Pay secrecy clause
    Pay secrecy clauseThere's no general implied term that employees must keep details of their salary confidential. So if maintaining confidentiality of salary and benefits information is important, you need an express contractual clause to cover the point. Be aware though of the Equality Act exception to the enforcement of pay secrecy clauses.Express clause neededYou can't simply assume your staff are obliged to keep salary details confidential, whether this is their own salary or information they learn about...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Reporting procedure
    Reporting procedureIt's worth including a short reporting procedure in employment contracts in order to put positive reporting duties on employees. Clause benefitsIf you place an employee under a contractual duty to regularly report what they're doing to their line manager, it means the manager is then able to properly supervise their work and so deal with any mistakes or problems at an early stage. It's important though for your clause to reflect your actual practice in terms of employee supervision; there's...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Letter confirming an increase in hours request
    Letter confirming an increase in hours requestUse our letter to issue to an employee once it's been agreed they can increase their hours of work. It sets out the relevant changes to their contractual terms consequent on such a request.Statutory provisionSection 4 of the  Employment Rights Act 1996 states that where changes are made to any of the terms and conditions of employment required to be covered in the employee's written statement of employment particulars (hours of work, salary, holidays, etc.), you...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Letter confirming a reduction in hours request
    Letter confirming a reduction in hours requestUse our letter to issue to an employee once it's been agreed they can reduce their hours from full-time to part-time work. It sets out the relevant changes to their contractual terms consequent on such a request.Statutory provisionSection 4 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 states that where changes are made to any of the terms and conditions of employment required to be covered in the employee's written statement of employment particulars (hours of work, salary,...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Statement of employment particulars checklist
    Statement of employment particulars checklistOur checklist contains a table which sets out all the employment particulars that must be included in a written statement from 6 April 2020.Statutory provisionsUnder the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA), a written statement of employment particulars must contain mandatory information covering such matters as the names of the parties, the date when employment began, the scale or rate of pay, hours of work, holiday entitlement, sick leave and pay, pension schemes, job...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Employee warranties
    ... assist you in defending yourself against any action by their former employer. Conversely, the danger in including this clause is that it may end up highlighting restrictions of which you weren't previously aware, e.g. if the employee then brings them to your attention once they read the clause. Ideally, you should also require your new employee to give you an indemnity with regard to any loss that you may incur as a result of their being in breach of any obligation. Our clause is drafted to include such...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Electronic signatures clause
    Electronic signatures clauseIf you put a suitable online platform in place, employees can sign their employment contracts using e-signatures, whether that means typing their name or a unique code into the contract or using a stylus pen. Use our clause in employment contracts to make clear that e-signatures have the same legal effect as ink-based ones.Legally validUnder English law, an employment contract (including a deed) that's entered into electronically with an employee, using an e-signature, is just as...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Governing law and jurisdiction clause
    Governing law and jurisdiction clauseOur clause says that the contract is governed by the laws of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales have jurisdiction to settle disputes. Whilst you can select the governing law, you can't contract out of "mandatory rules". There's also little benefit in having a jurisdiction clause because you can't generally enforce it.What's the difference?Governing law and jurisdiction are two different matters. A governing law clause states what country's laws are to apply...
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