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The British model. Questions for you…. Question 1. In England, what is the statutory minimum notice period after 18 months’ employment?. 1. 1 week 2. 1 month 3. 3 months. Answer. 1 week. Question 2.

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The British model

Questions for you….

Question 1

### In England, what is the statutory minimum notice period after 18 months’ employment?

1. 1 week 2. 1 month 3. 3 months

### 1 week.

Question 2

In England, how long do you need to have been employed by the same employer to qualify for Statutory Redundancy Pay (SRP)?

1. 1 week 2. 1 year 3. 2 years

2 years.

Question 3

In England, a 30 year old man is being made redundant after 10 years with the same company. How much will the company have to pay as SRP?

1. £2,970 2. £10,000 3. £30,000

£2,970.

Question 4

The contractual notice period for the employee at question 3 is one month, how much notice of termination of his employment is he entitled to receive?

1. 1 month 2. 8 weeks 3. 10 weeks

10 weeks.

Question 5

True or false?

The employer at question 3 can require him to work his notice.

True.

Question 6

JSA (contributions based) is payable for:

1. 182 days 2. 1 year 3. 18 months

182 days.

Question 7

True or false?

If you are over 25 years old, the JSA rate is less than £60 a week.

True.

Question 8

True or false?

If you have not found a job after 182 days, JSA (contributions based) stops.

True.

The French model

Questions for you….

Question 1

### In France, how long do you need to have been employed by the same employer to qualify for dismissal indemnity?

1. 1 week 2. 1 year 3. 2 years

### 2 years.

Question 2

Straight after university, Nicolas finds a fixed-term job as ski instructor for 6 months. He then stops working and shuts himself away to write a book. For how long will he receive his unemployment benefit?

1 month 2. 4 months 3. 7 months

### 7 months.

Question 3

Nicolas is offered another fixed-term contract, for 18 months. It soon appears that he is actually incapable to do the job and is consistently rude and disagreeable with his colleagues. After 5 weeks, the contract is terminated for underperformance and misbehaviour.Nicolas is entitled to:

1. Nothing 2. a dismissal indemnity 3. 17 months pay

Question 4

### True or false?

Sarkozy’s new law will simplify the fixed-term employment contract regulations.

### False.

Question 5

True or false?

Under the new rules, if the employer and the employee agree to a voluntary contractual termination, the contract is terminated without having to send a dismissal or resignation letter.

True.

Question 6

True or false?

An employee who has agreed a voluntary contractual termination will be treated the same as an employee who has resigned in respect of unemployment benefits.

False.

Question 7

True or false?

A French employee is less likely to go to court to claim unfair dismissal than an English employee.