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