Employment lawyer and XpertHR contributing author Darren Newman sets out a practical three-step approach to performance management that is lawful, fair and commercially sensible.
A table summarising the potentially fair reasons for dismissal.
Georgina Kyriacou and David Malamentenios are partners and Sandra Martins, Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
A model letter to an employee confirming his or her dismissal for poor performance during a probationary period.
Employers should not be too hasty in holding a disciplinary hearing in an employee's absence, as this case demonstrates.
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers dismissal due to long-term sickness absence.
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers unfair dismissal.
This case deals with a common situation faced by employers: an employee who, faced with a disciplinary sanction, goes on sick leave.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissals for a reason relating to the capability or qualifications of the employee.