Editor's message: The termination of a worker's employment is among the most sensitive tasks you and line managers within your organisation will face. Common reasons for employment ending include:
Stephen Simpson, principal employment law editor
Updated to include information on the ECJ decision in Parris v Trinity College Dublin and others, concerning a same-sex partner's entitlement to a survivor's pension.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the circumstances surrounding a protected conversation made dismissal appear a foregone conclusion and amounted to a fundamental breach of contract.
Updated to reflect that the upper age limit for jury service increased from 70 to 75 on 1 December 2016.
What were the most significant employment case law decisions in 2016? Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.
Updated to include the new upper age limit for serving on a jury, effective from 1 December 2016.
Ashok Kanani reviews three noteworthy cases that provide lessons for employers on their disciplinary procedures.
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.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employment tribunal failed to consider whether or not the "perfunctory" and "insensitive" nature of a long-serving employee's redundancy consultation made his dismissal unfair.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to termination of employment.