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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
suspension

ACAS publishes new guidance on suspension

ACAS have published new guidance on staff suspension at work.  The guidance aims to adviseView Article

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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

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Reasonable adjustment
ACAS Code

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

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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

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Automatically unfair dismissal
fire and rehire

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

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Is an employee taking part in a strike protected from detriment?

An employee has the right not to be subjected to a detriment by their employerView Article

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strike
collective

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

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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

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payment in lieu of notice