Updated to highlight the EAT decision in Kelly v Royal Mail Group Ltd, in which a long-serving employee was dismissed for frequent and lengthy absences.
In Kelly v Royal Mail Group Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a long-serving employee's dismissal for frequent absences in accordance with the employer's attendance policy was harsh but fair.
Updated to reflect that the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and others.
Up to 90% of staff at Channel 4 are considering taking redundancy because of plans to relocate away from London, it has been reported.
Ford will close its Bridgend manufacturing plant by September 2020 with the loss of 1,700 jobs, workers have been told.
The government has been accused of dragging its feet over new legal protections for pregnant women and new mothers at work, as a private member's bill is introduced in the House of Commons today.
In Kuteh v Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, the Court of Appeal held that the NHS trust fairly dismissed a Christian nurse for initiating inappropriate conversations about religion with patients in breach of a lawful management instruction.
In Atherton v Bensons Vending Ltd, an employment tribunal held that a small employer fairly dismissed an employee who made a personal attack on the managing director on Facebook. However, the claimant's wrongful dismissal was upheld because the employer could not show that his behaviour was so serious that it was entitled to dismiss him without notice pay.
Updated to include information on the FCA's final rules on the new directory of individuals working in financial services.
The Government is consulting on capping public-sector exit payments at £95,000. We look at the detail of the proposals and how they could affect redundancies and reorganisations in the public sector.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal.