Employment law - Termination


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Letter
Dismissal at end of probationary period letterIf an employee's performance or conduct has been more or less unsatisfactory from the outset and you wish to dismiss them during or at the end of their probationary period, you can write to them confirming... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Letter
Dismissal without notice letter (absent employee)If, after a disciplinary hearing which is held in the employee's absence, you take the decision to dismiss them because they've committed an act of gross misconduct, you will need our dismissal without n... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Letter
Early release from notice letterUse our letter when an employee has resigned and you agree to release them from the requirement to serve out their full contractual notice period. Make sure it's made clear that they will not be paid for any part of the... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Miscellaneous
Ex gratia termination payment receiptOur ex gratia termination payment receipt not only asks the employee to confirm receipt of an ex gratia payment but it also enables you to reach a full and final settlement on their contractual claims related to t... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Letter
Fixed-term contract expiry dismissal letterAfter you've had a meeting with an employee to discuss the proposal to dismiss them on the expiry of their fixed-term contract, if you go ahead you can use our letter to effect it. It's also suitable for use i... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Letter
Letter to competitor about employee on garden leaveIf you think an employee on garden leave is working elsewhere during their notice period, as well as pulling them up on this, also consider writing to the third party employer, particularly if it's a ... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Letter
Letter to ex-employee enforcing restrictive covenantsWhere you believe a former employee is in breach of enforceable restrictive covenants, you may wish to consider taking legal action against them in the civil courts. The starting point is normally ... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Letter
Notice of potential dismissal (FTC expiry)The expiry of a fixed-term contract without it being renewed is still a dismissal in law and therefore can still be an unfair dismissal if you fail to deal with the situation properly, notwithstanding the fac... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Letter
Notification of appeal meetingYou're under no legal obligation to give a short-serving employee an opportunity to appeal against their dismissal, unless you've promised this as part of a relevant contractual procedure. If you do decide to allow the emp... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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Letter
Response to "heat of the moment" resignationResignations given in anger by employees "in the heat of the moment" are not usually binding because of the pre-existing circumstances in which they were given, so it's not safe to treat them as valid. Likewise,... Read more
01 Oct 2012
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