A woman with a long-term eye condition, who lost her job at a food preparation firm after being asked to peel onions, has won her case for unfair dismissal at an industrial tribunal in Northern Ireland.
Laurie Anstis takes us through how to avoid unfair dismissals when undertaking redundancy exercises.
"Systemic" shortages in the NHS workforce mean long-term plans for the health service risk becoming an unachievable wish list, according to healthcare experts, who have cited forecasts that more than one in six posts could be unfilled by 2030.
A Flybe pilot who lost his job in 2017 after he developed a fear of flying has won an unfair dismissal claim at an employment tribunal.
Six Ryanair cabin crew were dismissed by the airline this week for "breach of trust" after a photograph was circulated on social media showing the employees apparently asleep on the floor at an airport crew room.
Practical guidance on conducting pre-termination negotiations, including the rules on protected conversations under s.111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the without prejudice principle; and how to initiate a conversation with an employee about a possible settlement agreement, while minimising the risk of an unfair dismissal.
In Hawkes v Ausin Group (UK) Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the employer's failure to hold a meeting with a reservist employee, before making the decision to dismiss, did not make the dismissal for some other substantial reason unfair.
Updated to include information on East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust v Levy, in which the EAT held that a letter of notice was not a resignation due to ambiguous wording.
XpertHR has been gathering key HR metrics for over a decade. Here we discuss the trends over time in sickness absence rates, labour turnover and the ratio of HR practitioners to employees.
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