All items: Termination of employment

  • Policies and documents tool: further improvements to layout

    22 September 2016

    A further 18 categories within our suite of model documents are now listed in the order in which HR professionals might use them. This follows on from the earlier redesign of 14 key areas, making it easier than ever to find the templates that you need among XpertHR's 1,000 model documents.

  • Quick reference: tribunal statistics

    13 September 2016

    XpertHR's Quick reference tool has been updated following the publication of the latest annual tribunal statistics.

  • Government "scales back" reforms to tax on termination payments

    18 August 2016

    New draft legislation announced by the Government includes: proposals to make all pay in lieu of notice payments taxable; a requirement that employers pay national insurance on non-contractual termination payments above the exemption; and clarification on injury to feelings awards.

  • Podcast: Abolition of retirement age - five years on

    5 August 2016

    Believe it or not, it is now five years since the default retirement age was scrapped. Has its removal had as big an impact on employers as many feared?

  • Fairness of dismissal: long service a double-edged sword

    28 July 2016

    The dismissal of an experienced baker for not washing his hands was held to be fair by the employment tribunal in Donovan v Greggs plc, because he should have appreciated the seriousness of his misconduct.

  • Take part in our employee notice periods survey

    22 July 2016

    Take part in this XpertHR Benchmarking survey of employee notice periods to receive latest data on how your organisation compares.

  • Can an effective appeal cure all procedural flaws?

    22 July 2016

    The question before the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Khan v Stripestar Ltd, was whether or not an effective appeal could cure a wholly inadequate disciplinary hearing.

  • Misconduct: how to avoid unlawful disparity of treatment

    14 July 2016

    When can an employer impose different sanctions on employees for the same offence? An employee's seniority and experience, previous disciplinary record and attitude after the event can all play a part in the employer's decision-making process.

  • Podcast: Mid-year employment law update

    8 July 2016

    We discuss the latest developments in employment law, including Brexit, the Trade Union Act, gender pay gap reporting and the apprenticeship levy.

  • Confidentiality clause centre stage in libel case

    22 June 2016

    Can an employer tell its clients that an employee has been dismissed for leaking confidential information to a competitor? The High Court had to consider this issue in Theedom v Nourish Trading Ltd (t/a CSP Recruitment) and another, and decide whether or not the employer had a defence to libel.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to termination of employment.