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Does a failure to make reasonable adjustments in a dismissal process mean that the dismissal is unfair?
To successfully defend an unfair dismissal claim, an employer will need to show that thereView Article Read more
Can an employee dismissed for redundancy be awarded an uplift in compensation due to breach of the ACAS Code?
The ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures applies to disciplinary and grievanceView Article Read more
Is it automatically unfair to dismiss for failure to attend work due to COVID concerns?
A dismissal is automatically unfair if the reason for the dismissal is that the employeeView Article Read more
Is long COVID a disability?
According to official statistics published on 6 May 2022, an estimated 1.8 million people livingView Article Read more
Can the ‘last straw’ lead to a constructive dismissal?
An employee with more than two years’ service has the right to resign and claimView Article Read more
Fire and rehire – a new Statutory Code of Practice
The Government has announced that a new Statutory Code of Practice will be published onView Article Read more
Collective redundancies – what are the obligations for employers?
The widely reported dismissal of 800 employees by P&O Ferries on 17 March was followedView Article Read more
Is paying an employee in lieu of notice following their resignation a dismissal?
Employers often include a payment in lieu of notice (PILON) clause in employees’ contracts ofView Article Read more
Is dismissal for refusal to be vaccinated fair?
Dismissal of an employee with more than two years’ service will be unfair unless theView Article Read more
Top five cases of 2021
It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals. Employers have been dealingView Article Read more