Updated to include information on Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith, concerning the employer's refusal to postpone a disciplinary hearing to allow the employee to be accompanied.
In Dibble v Falzon and Falzon t/a The Anne Arms, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) found that there were fundamental flaws in a tribunal decision that a pub worker was fairly dismissed over CCTV footage of her taking money out of a bar till.
In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that, by failing to deal with the more serious allegation in the appeal letter, the employer had breached the implied duty to maintain trust and confidence in the employment relationship.
In Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employer's refusal to postpone a disciplinary hearing for two weeks to allow the employee's union official to accompany her made her dismissal unfair.
A nurse who set himself on fire and died after being dismissed from his job was "treated unfairly", according to an independent investigation.
In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that the effect of a contractual right of appeal against dismissal is that a successful appeal revives the contract and extinguishes the original dismissal.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal.