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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 Read more
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 Read more
How should holiday entitlement for part-year workers be calculated?
The Government has commenced consultation on the calculation of holiday entitlement for part-year and irregularView Article Read more
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 Read more
What to expect in 2023
What should employers be watching out for in 2023? We take a look at someView Article Read more
2022 – top five cases
It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals. As the year drawsView Article Read more
Can employers be liable to pay income protection payments?
As part of employee benefits packages, employers sometimes offer employees an income protection benefit inView Article Read more
Making reasonable adjustments and competitive interviews
Employers have a duty under the Equality Act in some circumstances to make reasonable adjustmentsView Article Read more
What is a ‘vanishing dismissal’?
If an employee who is dismissed successfully appeals against that decision and is reinstated, theView Article Read more
Redundancy, selection criteria and unfair dismissal
An employee with more than two years’ service has the right to claim unfair dismissalView Article Read more