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.
Use this jury service workflow to deal with the legal and practical issues that arise when one of your employees is summoned to attend jury service.
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.
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.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that where an employee is dismissed for misconduct following an earlier warning that the tribunal has found to be manifestly inappropriate, the tribunal must examine the weight the employer attached to that warning in deciding whether or not the decision to dismiss was within the range of reasonable responses.
An employment tribunal has held that the employer fairly dismissed an employee who failed to produce evidence of his right to work in the UK.
This employment tribunal held that an employer fairly dismissed an employee who refused to do overtime as required under her contract of employment and whose protests at being asked to do so caused discontent among her fellow workers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to termination of employment.