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When should consultation start in a redundancy process?
An employee with more than two years’ service has the right to bring a claimView Article Read more
Is a resignation ‘in the heat of the moment’ really a resignation?
Often, when an employee resigns it will be clear that the resignation is really intended. View Article Read more
What changes to employment law would Labour introduce if elected?
Labour has announced their commitment, if elected, to introduce an Employment Bill within the firstView Article Read more
Whistleblowing framework review
The Government has announced a review of the whistleblowing framework. The Public Interest Disclosure ActView Article Read more
Can a without prejudice letter to an employee amount to a dismissal?
Where an employer wants to reach an amicable agreement with an employee to terminate employment,View Article Read more
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