Dismissal categories

All items: Dismissal

  • Can an "insensitive" redundancy consultation lead to unfair dismissal?

    22 November 2016

    Can a cold, unsympathetic approach to consulting with an employee on his or her potential redundancy ultimately result in an unfair dismissal? That was the quandary for the EAT in Thomas v BNP Paribas Real Estate Advisory and Property Management UK Ltd.

  • EAT gives guidance on manifestly inappropriate warnings

    18 November 2016

    In Bandara v British Broadcasting Corporation, the EAT considered whether or not the tribunal had been entitled to find a final written was manifestly inappropriate, and whether or not the tribunal had addressed this finding correctly when deciding that the dismissal was unfair.

  • Fair dismissal for not providing evidence of right to work in UK

    14 November 2016

    The employment tribunal in Baker v Abellio London Ltd held that the employer fairly dismissed an employee who did not obtain evidence of his right to work in the UK.

  • Can an employee be disciplined for refusing to work overtime?

    7 November 2016

    An employee's contract states that she must work extra hours if needed. The employer asks everyone to work some Saturdays in the run up to Christmas. The employee flatly refuses. Should she be disciplined? That was the dilemma in Edwards v Bramble Foods Ltd.

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