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.
Updated to reflect that the European Court of Human Rights held a Grand Chamber hearing in López Ribalda and others v Spain on 28 November 2018.
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.
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.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal.