Effective Management Of UK Employee Exits

Law360, New York (October 21, 2009, 2:21 PM EDT) -- English employees enjoy statutory protections in addition to their contractual rights on termination; in essence the "at will" status does not translate well across the Atlantic.

Dealing with and, better still, avoiding a potential claim in respect of these dismissal protections can make this area seem a minefield for any U.S.-based employer.

This article aims to explain in general terms the protections that apply to employees in England and the choices available to an employer in relation to the possible termination of an employee’s employment, along...
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