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Reasonable adjustment

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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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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ACAS Code
Automatically unfair dismissal

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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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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fire and rehire
strike

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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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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collective
payment in lieu of notice

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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April 2022 – are you ready for increases in payments?

A number of statutory payments will increase in April 2022.  We have set out belowView Article

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April 2022
vaccinated

Is dismissal for refusal to be vaccinated fair?

Dismissal of an employee with more than two years’ service will be unfair unless theView Article

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Is it fair to dismiss an employee for raising frivolous grievances?

Mr H brought numerous grievances against senior managers.  The first grievance related to feedback fromView Article

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grievances