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
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that including details of previous non-disciplinary incidents in the investigation report did not make the dismissal unfair.
Updated with information on trends in supporting redundancy survivors.
Updated to include information on amendments to whistleblowing legislation in Northern Ireland, effective from 1 October 2017.
An employment tribunal has held that an estate agent administrator who resigned after she was told that she would be "better suited to a traditional estate agency" was subjected to age discrimination.
The Government consults on new proposals to reform the Civil Service Compensation Scheme.
In O'Brien v Bolton St Catherine's Academy  IRLR 547 CA, the Court of Appeal held that the employer's decision to disregard new medical evidence and dismiss an employee on long-term sickness absence amounted to both discrimination arising from disability and unfair dismissal.
Updated to include information on British Airways v Pinaud, in which the EAT held that a part-time employee had been subjected to less favourable treatment in relation to days of availability to work.
A table listing the unfair dismissal awards made by employment tribunals in 2016/17.
Several tax changes that had been withdrawn earlier this year have been re-introduced in the autumn's Finance Bill.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to termination of employment.