REDUNDANCY - 21.10.2020
Redundancy dismissal was not unfair
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that an employer’s failure to place a redundant employee on its list of bank workers didn’t make his dismissal unfair. Why?
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?
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?
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?
REDUNDANCY - 07.10.2020
Redundancy pay if an employee fails to work their notice
If an employee is under notice of redundancy, they may want to leave your employment early, before their notice period expires, perhaps to start a new job. If they do, are they still entitled to receive a statutory redundancy payment (SRP)?
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?