A school catering assistant was suspended by her employer for using an e-cigarette on school premises. She resigned and claimed that she had been constructively dismissed. The employment tribunal did not uphold her claim, but indicated that if she had not resigned but been dismissed, the tribunal might have judged that dismissal to be unfair.
A model policy to provide guidelines for managers and employees on minimising the risk of staff contracting diseases at work and on dealing with infections if contracted.
A model letter reminding employees of their responsibilities in relation to the control of infectious diseases in the workplace.
A model flu pandemic contingency plan, which deals with planning for a pandemic, pandemic response, pandemic recovery, and testing and review.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to health and safety.