Updated to include details of the increase in the maximum amount of a week's pay for payments by the Secretary of State, effective from 6 April 2018.
Updated to include details of the increase in the limits on employment tribunal awards, effective from 6 April 2018.
Updated to include details of the increase in the maximum amount of a week's pay for calculating statutory redundancy pay, effective from 6 April 2018.
In NHS 24 v Pillar EAT/0051/16, the EAT held that the inclusion in an investigative report of details about previous conduct in respect of which no disciplinary action was taken did not render a misconduct dismissal unfair.
In Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth  EWHC 2019 HC, the High Court held that a teacher was constructively dismissed when she resigned in response to a knee-jerk suspension. In the circumstances of the case, the suspension had been a breach of the implied term of mutual trust and confidence entitling the employee to resign without notice.
In Royal Mail Ltd v Jhuti  IRLR 251 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the motivation of a manager who manipulated evidence to procure the dismissal of a whistleblowing employee could not be attributed to the employer, as the decision to dismiss was taken by a manager who was not motivated by the employee's protected disclosures.
In Royal Surrey County NHS Foundation Trust v Drzymala, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered the fairness of an employee's dismissal by her employer's decision not to renew her fixed-term contract, including the effect of the employer's compliance with the Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002.
The NHS is on the verge of a staffing crisis, according to the Royal College of Nursing, with more nurses leaving the organisation than joining last year.
Thousands of workers face uncertainty after Carillion, the UK's second largest construction company, went into liquidation yesterday.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the end of employment.