Tag Archive: dismissal

long term sick

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

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2022 – top five cases

It has been another busy year for employers and HR professionals.  As the year drawsView Article

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Top five
reasonable adjustments

Making reasonable adjustments and competitive interviews

Employers have a duty under the Equality Act in some circumstances to make reasonable adjustmentsView Article

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New protection for pregnant employees in a redundancy situation?

The Government has announced that it is backing the Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and FamilyView Article

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Vanishing dismissal

What is a ‘vanishing dismissal’?

If an employee who is dismissed successfully appeals against that decision and is reinstated, theView Article

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Redundancy, selection criteria and unfair dismissal

An employee with more than two years’ service has the right to claim unfair dismissalView Article

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redundancy
employee rights

Employee rights – all change?

The Government has announced the introduction of a Bill that could potentially have a significantView 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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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