Practical guidance on handling appeals against disciplinary decisions, including the Acas code of practice; the right to be accompanied; the appeal hearing; and re-instating the employee.
A model letter informing an employee of the outcome of a disciplinary appeal hearing.
A model letter to an employee confirming the decision following an appeal against dismissal.
In Ashcroft v Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School  IRLR 375, the EAT held that an employee who learnt the outcome of his appeal against dismissal only six hours before the expiry of the normal three-month time limit for bringing a tribunal claim was entitled to an extension of time.
In London Borough of Lambeth & others v Corlett EAT/0396/06 the Employment Appeal Tribunal holds that the three-month time limit for presentation to tribunal of a wrongful dismissal complaint was extended for a further three months by the Regulations governing the statutory dispute resolution procedures.
This article looks at some of the important judgments in the area of the transfer of undertakings over the past year.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to appeals against disciplinary penalties.