Employment & HR - Disciplinary, dismissal and grievance matters

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DISCIPLINARY MATTERS - 21.10.2020

Employee won’t return to work due to house move

Some employees who’ve been working from home during the coronavirus pandemic have used the opportunity to move to a different geographical area as they no longer have to commute. But what happens if you now want them back at their workplace?
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DISCRIMINATION - 21.10.2020

Black jobs matter - positive action in recruitment

The Black Lives Matter movement has put the issue of workplace diversity firmly under scrutiny. To help ensure future diversity, one option is to use positive action. What is it and how does it differ from positive discrimination?
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TRIBUNAL PROCEDURE - 13.10.2020

Tribunal procedure changes

Several important changes have been made to the tribunal procedure rules and Acas early conciliation (EC) process to ease the burden on the overloaded system. What do you need to know?
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UNFAIR DISMISSAL - 13.10.2020

Unfairly dismissed for stealing a sausage roll

An employee who was sacked for “stealing” a sausage roll has won her claim for unfair dismissal and been awarded £3,000. This included a 25% uplift for failure to follow the Acas Code. Where did the employer go wrong?
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EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNALS - 07.10.2020

Forthcoming changes to the employment tribunal rules

New regulations will make various procedural changes to the current employment tribunal and early conciliation (EC) rules. Why are the rules being changed now?
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DISCIPLINARY MATTERS - 24.09.2020

Accusations and dismissal letters

An employee was sacked because the police had found indecent images on his personal computer. However, this dismissal was deemed unfair due to a procedural error in the employer’s paperwork. What do you need to know?
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Employment & HR - Disciplinary, dismissal and grievance matters

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TRIBUNAL PROCEDURE - 13.10.2020

Tribunal procedure changes

Several important changes have been made to the tribunal procedure rules and Acas early conciliation (EC) process to ease the burden on the overloaded system. What do you need to know?
Read more

UNFAIR DISMISSAL - 13.10.2020

Unfairly dismissed for stealing a sausage roll

An employee who was sacked for “stealing” a sausage roll has won her claim for unfair dismissal and been awarded £3,000. This included a 25% uplift for failure to follow the Acas Code. Where did the employer go wrong?
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UNFAIR DISMISSAL - 17.09.2020

EAT rules that dismissal with “no procedure” was fair

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who was sacked during an appraisal meeting was fairly dismissed, even though no proper dismissal procedure was followed by the employer. Why did it make this finding?
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