Employment & HR - Termination of employment

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REDUNDANCY - 13.07.2020

Redundancy and competitive interview processes

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a requirement for employees to interview during a redundancy process rendered their dismissals unfair. Why was this?
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REDUNDANCY - 03.07.2020

Collective consultation on redundancy - what’s to know?

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will gradually be tapered from 1 August until its closure on 31 October 2020, leaving many employers faced with the prospect of making redundancies. When does the obligation to collectively consult arise?
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UNFAIR DISMISSAL - 02.07.2020

Unfairly dismissed for calling bosses “twit and twat”

An employee who was dismissed for referring to his bosses as “twit and twat” in a text to a client has won his tribunal claim for unfair dismissal. The employer involved made a fatal error. What was it and how could it have been avoided?
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REDUNDANCY - 02.07.2020

Must you accept volunteers for redundancy?

In June 2020 Heathrow Airport announced that it’s implementing a voluntary redundancy programme to avoid compulsory redundancies. Must employers accept anyone who puts their name forward for voluntary redundancy?
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REDUNDANCY - 16.06.2020

Can you re-hire a previously redundant employee?

If you’ve made any redundancies over the last few months, perhaps due to the coronavirus pandemic, but you’re now in a position where you need to recruit again, can you re-hire any of the redundant employees?
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SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS - 11.06.2020

Making settlement agreement offers

You’re negotiating a settlement agreement and wish to make the employee a formal offer to end their employment. How long should your offer remain open for and why shouldn’t it be open ended?
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Employment & HR - Termination of employment

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CORONAVIRUS - FURLOUGH - 18.05.2020

Can furloughed employees be made redundant?

You might have furloughed members of staff or be planning on doing so. Where an employee has been furloughed can you make them redundant during or after their furlough period?
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DISMISSAL - 03.06.2020

Refusing to return from furlough

You’ve asked an employee who was placed on furlough to now return to work. However, they’ve refused your request. Do you have grounds to dismiss them in this situation?
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UNFAIR DISMISSAL - 02.07.2020

Unfairly dismissed for calling bosses “twit and twat”

An employee who was dismissed for referring to his bosses as “twit and twat” in a text to a client has won his tribunal claim for unfair dismissal. The employer involved made a fatal error. What was it and how could it have been avoided?
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