Updated to include information on the Scottish Government's consultation on exit payments in the devolved public sector in Scotland.
In MBNA Ltd v Jones EAT/0120/15, the EAT held that the employee was fairly dismissed despite the fact that a colleague involved in the same incident received a final written warning.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employee's written acceptance of new terms of employment for a demoted role did not affirm the contract of employment. The employee had worked in the demoted position under protest.
In this week's podcast, employment lawyer Laurie Anstis, Director at Boyes Turner, takes us through some upcoming employment law developments of particular relevance to those working in the public sector.
Lauren Evans, Iain Naylor, David Rintoul, Lucy Sorell and Rachael Wake are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has affirmed that an employee who makes up, or exaggerates the effects of, an injury or illness to take fraudulent sick leave is fundamentally breaching the implied term of trust and confidence and can be dismissed for misconduct.
Updated to reflect an increase in the maximum compensatory award for unfair dismissal, with effect from 6 April 2017.
Updated to reflect an increase in the maximum unfair dismissal compensatory award, with effect from 6 April 2017.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to termination of employment.