Tiger HR THR-EXPERTS-DEFAULT-FT-IMAGE-1280x960-927x695 Disability

Disability

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For the purposes of disability discrimination under the Equality Act 2010 (formerly under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995), a “disability” is a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on an individual’s ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. The effect must have lasted for 12 months or be likely to last 12 months. An …

Tiger HR THR-EXPERTS-DEFAULT-FT-IMAGE-1280x960-927x695 Disclosure And Barring Service (Formerly The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB))

Disclosure And Barring Service (Formerly The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB))

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An executive agency of the Home Office that helps organisations to make safer recruitment decisions by providing appropriate access to details of spent and unspent criminal convictions and other related information in certain circumstances. The disclosure service provides employers and organisations engaging volunteers with information to assist them to assess the suitability of an individual for work which involves a …

Tiger HR THR-EXPERTS-DEFAULT-FT-IMAGE-1280x960-927x695 Dual Contract

Dual Contract

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An arrangement where an employee has two employment contracts with different employers (usually in the same group), covering the whole of their working time. Employees who are resident in the UK are subject to UK income tax on their worldwide income. However, if they are non-UK domiciled they are not subject to UK tax on income for wholly non-UK duties …

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Duty Of Good Faith

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A duty imposed in many continental European jurisdictions. The duty extends to all phases of commercial relationships both in the pre-contractual and contractual stages. The duty of good faith exists when negotiations commence. Entering into heads of terms may help to crystallise the duty and make it easier to enforce, for example, a letter that sets out detailed terms agreed …