Level 3 Essay

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A GUIDE TO UK EMPLOYMENT LAW www.tim-russell.co.uk CONTENTS Page A. 1. 2. 3. B. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. C. 1. 2. 3. 4. D. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. INTRODUCTION Sources of UK employment law Types of worker in the UK UK employment courts IMMIGRATION REQUIREMENTS Overview Work permit requirements Work permit applications Highly skilled migrant programme The Science and Engineering Graduate Scheme Employing illegal workers CONTRACTUAL TERMS Overview Express terms Implied terms Varying terms RIGHTS DURING EMPLOYMENT Overview Hours of work Salary and benefits Pensions Holidays Sick pay Maternity leave Paternity leave Adoption leave Parental leave 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 4 6 6 6 7 7 7 9 10 10 10 10 11 12 13 13 14 14 15 15 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. E. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. F. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Time off for dependants Flexible working Union membership Data protection rights Disciplinary and grievance procedures Monitoring/surveillance Health and safety Whistleblowing The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT Overview Wrongful dismissal Unfair dismissal Dismissal procedures Redundancy payments Written reason for dismissal Settling employees’ claims on termination Enforcing post termination restrictions DISCRIMINATION Overview Sex discrimination Equal pay Race discrimination Disability discrimination Sexual orientation discrimination Discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief Part time workers 16 16 17 17 19 20 21 22 23 23 23 23 24 26 28 28 29 29 30 30 30 31 31 32 33 33 33 9. 10. G. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. H. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Fixed term workers Age Discrimination BUSINESS TRANSFERS Overview Application of TUPE Effect of TUPE Information and consultation requirements Occupational pension arrangements Other proposed amendments to TUPE COLLECTIVE RIGHTS Overview Trade union recognition Consultation on collective redundancies

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