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All items: Misconduct

  • Christmas in the workplace: 10 common employer queries

    Date:
    12 December 2016

    During the Christmas period employers face a minefield of HR challenges. How well prepared is your organisation for the festive season? We set out some essentials.

  • Misconduct warning letters: what employers should include

    Date:
    29 July 2016

    Employers often fail to give guidelines to staff on what to include in an oral or written disciplinary warning. Bar Huberman sets out the basic ingredients for a misconduct warning letter.

  • Legal opinion: When can sickness absence be treated as a conduct issue?

    Date:
    8 October 2013

    An employee's absence from work due to illness or injury is usually not their fault. However, there can be situations where the circumstances that caused the illness were within the employee's control, in which case the employer may be entitled to treat any further absence as a conduct issue. Jesse Turner, senior solicitor in the employment, pensions and benefits team at Brodies LLP, explains.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to misconduct.