The Employment Appeal Tribunal has found a dismissal was fair even though another employee involved in the misconduct at a work event received a more lenient sanction. Key differences justified the disparity of treatment.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the requirement for a whistleblower to have a reasonable belief that the disclosure was made in the public interest could be satisfied where the disclosure relates to a relatively small number of workers.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss "some other substantial reason" dismissals with special guest, Max Winthrop.
Capsticks Solicitors highlight some of the case law that NHS employers should take into account before referring to the loss of trust and confidence as a reason for dismissal.
An unfair dismissal tribunal case has illustrated a model response from an employer faced with a client's refusal to have an employee back on its site.
In DLA Piper's latest case report, the Court of Appeal considered the familiar question of when an employment tribunal can find an employer's misconduct dismissal to be unfair, and in what circumstances that finding can be successfully challenged on appeal.
David Rintoul, Lucy Sorell and Rachael Wake are associates, and John Bracken and Nancy Goldman-Edwards are trainee solicitors at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
A table listing the unfair dismissal awards made by employment tribunals in 2014/15.
An employment tribunal has rejected the unfair dismissal claim of an employee who was caught making a public appearance as a medium while on sick leave.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a dismissal will be unfair if the decision to dismiss an employee is improperly influenced by the HR department. The EAT explained the role of HR in disciplinary proceedings.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to unfair dismissal.