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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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Is it fair to dismiss an employee who is charged with a criminal offence?

Is it reasonable for an employer to dismiss an employee who has been charged withView Article

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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 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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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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