Tag Archive: disciplinary procedure

unfair dismissal

Can an unfair dismissal claim proceed even if there is no prospect of a monetary award?

What is the value of a finding of unfair dismissal in the absence of anyView Article

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Does the role of the investigation manager end with their report?

Can a dismissal be unfair if the investigating manager becomes aware of relevant information afterView Article

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investigation report

What is the role of an investigator in a disciplinary process?

In misconduct cases, the investigation stage of the disciplinary procedure is key.  The purpose ofView Article

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Is it misconduct for an employee to covertly record a meeting?

Compensation for a successful claim of unfair dismissal can be reduced by an Employment TribunalView Article

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disciplinary

Is it unfair to withhold evidence from a disciplinary panel?

Where an employee is dismissed for misconduct, in the event of a claim of unfairView Article

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When can an employer suspend an employee?

ACAS has published guidance for employers on when to consider suspension of an employee.  ItView Article

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gross misconduct

Can an employee be summarily dismissed without prior warnings despite the fact that there is no single act of gross misconduct?

An employer can dismiss an employee for gross misconduct where an employee has not beenView Article

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Suspension of an employee must not be a “knee-jerk” reaction

A recent case serves as an important reminder to employers that suspension of an employeeView Article

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