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European works councils factsheet

LTICE Regulations The Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 1999 ("TICE") came into force on 15 January 2000, implementing the European Works Councils Directive. The requirement to have a European Works

Electing employee representatives checklist

1.  Identify the number of employees to be covered by the Information and Consultation agreement. 2.  Determine number of employee representatives required (1 for every 50 employees, with a minimum of 2 and

Tips for advocates

Prepare as thoroughly as possible.Make sure your witnesses are prepared.Dress conservatively.Be polite - to the panel, witnesses and the other side.Address the Employment Judge as Sir or Madam.Do not try to be

Shared Parental Leave Factsheet

Shared Parental Leave (“SPL”) is a type of leave which, in effect, allows eligible parents to share maternity/adoption leave between them.

Dependants leave policy

It is recognised that some employees may need to take time off work at short notice because of family or domestic commitments.

Adoption leave and pay checklist

Check that the employee qualifies for adoption leave. He/She must be the child’s adopter and have notified the agency that they want the child to be placed with them.

Introducing career breaks - sabbatical leave schemes checklist

1.  Is the career break paid or unpaid? If paid, will this be at normal pay or at a reduced rate, for all or part of the absence?   2.  If unpaid, will the

Capability policy guidance

Legal Framework Capability or poor performance is a potentially fair reason for dismissal. However, it is important that the company follows a fair procedure in reaching, and taking, the decision to

Warnings for poor performance checklist

1.  Before you can issue a warning you must have held a formal meeting with the employee to address your concerns regarding their performance.  2.  Was the employee advised of their statutory right

Appointing contractors factsheet

General considerations for appointing contractors