In Asda Stores Ltd v Raymond, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld the tribunal decision that the employer's failure to conduct a reasonable investigation and to take reasonable care during the disciplinary process made the employee's dismissal unfair. The EAT also upheld the tribunal's ruling that his dismissal arose from his disability.
Updated to include information on Awan v ICTS (UK) Ltd, in which the EAT held that an implied term prevented the dismissal of an employee with long-term disability cover.
Updated to include additional information on the risks of dismissing employees who are entitled to receive payments under a permanent health insurance scheme.
Chelsea supporter Colin Wing recently lost his job in connection to alleged racist abuse he made against Manchester City player Raheem Sterling. What legal routes are available to employers who have to deal with misconduct by staff outside work? Harry Abrams from Seddons explains.
In Awan v ICTS UK Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an implied term of the contract of employment prohibited the employer from dismissing the employee for medical capability while he was entitled to receive long-term disability benefits.
The traditional collection for a departing colleague faces an uncertain future - is it dying out? Can HR do anything to influence employees' generosity? The Royal College of Nursing's David Cooper has a whip-round to find out.
In George v London Borough of Brent, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the employer's failure to comply with a contractual obligation to offer a redundant employee a trial period for a possible alternative role was likely to render the dismissal unfair.
An IT manager at an NHS trust has been awarded £1m in compensation by an employment tribunal after he was unfairly dismissed.
Updated to include information on the FCA's confirmation that sexual harassment is misconduct that falls within its regulatory scope.
Protected conversations can be a good way to agree mutually acceptable exit terms - attractive to employers and employees alike - while protecting your business. Darren Newman, an employment lawyer with more than 20 years' experience, takes you through what you need to do to negotiate successfully.
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