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Podcast: Dismissal for poor attendance

Naeema Choudry, partner at Eversheds Sutherland, joins us to discuss the EAT decision of Kelly v Royal Mail Group which highlights common issues associated with long-term poor attendance, including constructive knowledge of disability and the weight to attach to advice from an occupational health function.

We also discuss how a decision to dismiss for poor attendance, even where harsh, may fall within the band of reasonable responses.