Tag Archive: unfair 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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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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pregnant

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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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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Vanishing dismissal
redundancy

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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Employee rights – all change?

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

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Time limits

How long does an employee have to issue a claim in the Employment Tribunal?

Individuals who wish to issue a claim in the Employment Tribunal must comply with strictView 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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lateness
suspension

ACAS publishes new guidance on suspension

ACAS have published new guidance on staff suspension at work.  The guidance aims to adviseView Article

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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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Reasonable adjustment