Tag Archive: unfair dismissal

fire and rehire

Fire and rehire – a new statutory Code of Practice

The Government has published its response to consultation and an updated Statutory Code of PracticeView Article

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Does an employer remain liable for harassment of an employee if the perpetrator transfers under TUPE?

Where TUPE (the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006) applies, employees automatically transferView Article

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TUPE
Constructive Dismissal

Constructive dismissal and delay – engaging in a grievance procedure

Constructive unfair dismissal claims can arise where an employee with more than two years’ serviceView Article

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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

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When should consultation start in a redundancy process?
Resignation in the 'heat of the moment'

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

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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

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Labour
Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing framework review

The Government has announced a review of the whistleblowing framework.  The Public Interest Disclosure ActView Article

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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

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Without prejudice
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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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

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automatic unfair dismissal