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long term sick

Is it discrimination to dismiss an employee on long term sick leave?

An employer discriminates against an employee if it treats the employee unfavourably because of somethingView Article

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Can an employer fire and rehire?  The Government’s draft statutory Code

The Government has launched consultation on a draft statutory Code of Practice that sets outView Article

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fire and rehire
automatic unfair dismissal

Automatic unfair dismissal claims – refusal to attend work due to COVID concerns

A dismissal can be automatically unfair in certain circumstances.  This includes where the reason forView Article

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2022 – top five cases

It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals.  As the year drawsView Article

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Top five
Managing poor performance

Managing poor performance – Employment law update on 7 February 2023

WITH WORKSHOP INCLUDING INTERACTIVE CASE STUDIES TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY – 10.30 A.M. TO 3.00 P.M.View Article

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Making reasonable adjustments and competitive interviews

Employers have a duty under the Equality Act in some circumstances to make reasonable adjustmentsView Article

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reasonable adjustments
pregnant

New protection for pregnant employees in a redundancy situation?

The Government has announced that it is backing the Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and FamilyView Article

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Redundancy, selection criteria and unfair dismissal

An employee with more than two years’ service has the right to claim unfair dismissalView Article

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redundancy
Time limits

How long does an employee have to issue a claim in the Employment Tribunal?

Individuals who wish to issue a claim in the Employment Tribunal must comply with strictView Article

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Is an employee’s persistent lateness misconduct that can lead to dismissal?

An employee who has more than two years’ service and who is dismissed can claimView Article

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lateness