Almost 350 apprentices employed by collapsed construction giant Carillion will be made redundant after alternative jobs for them were not found.
A deal that would have saved 28 of 59 House of Fraser stores has broken down.
Updated to include information on Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza, concerning the right of appeal against dismissal following the employee's failure to produce evidence of his right to work.
In Bluebird Buses Ltd v Borowicki, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld an employment tribunal's findings of unfair and wrongful dismissal in relation to a bus driver whose bus became stranded after he drove it into a patch of flooded road.
In Lancaster & Duke Ltd v Wileman, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employee who was dismissed for gross misconduct could not extend her length of service by the statutory minimum notice period to allow her to qualify to bring a claim of unfair dismissal.
Union Unite plans to take legal action on behalf of a group of former Carillion employees who were made redundant when the company collapsed in January.
In Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employee who was dismissed when he failed to produce evidence of his continuing right to work in the UK should have had the right to appeal.
With large-scale staff movements back in the news thanks to the proposed merger of Asda and Sainsbury's, what do employers need to consider when it comes to relocation? Luke Green from Hill Dickinson details some practical steps.
A former Sainsbury's employee was unfairly dismissed after an investigation into whether he had committed an act of gross misconduct was not approached with an open mind, an employment tribunal has found.
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks at a recent case in which the Court of Appeal had to consider if, in sharing information from a manager's desk diary, a trade union rep had acted outside the scope of trade union activities for the purposes of the automatically unfair dismissal protection afforded by s.152 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
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