Respond to a request for a written statement of reasons for dismissal

Key points

  • Employees with the required period of continuous service can request a written statement of the reasons for their dismissal.
  • The employer must respond to the request within a specified time limit.
  • If the employer unreasonably fails to provide a written statement or provides an inadequate or untrue reason for the dismissal, the employee can present a complaint to an employment tribunal.

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