Updated to reflect that the upper age limit for jury service increased from 70 to 75 on 1 December 2016.
Updated to include the new upper age limit for serving on a jury, effective from 1 December 2016.
A model contract clause setting out the position for employees on leave for jury service.
A model policy setting out rules for employees on leave for jury service.
A dismissal where the reason (or the principal reason) is an employee's jury service will be automatically unfair, regardless of the employee's length of service, as this case demonstrates.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to automatically unfair dismissals connected to jury service.