In this week's podcast, we demystify the concept of constructive dismissal.
The High Court has held that the suspension of a teacher was a "knee-jerk" reaction and in breach of the implied term of trust and confidence between the employer and employee.
Outplacement used to be a service offered by employers to smooth the exit of key employees from the business. But now many organisations are using it in a more strategic way to ensure they develop the right talent and that employees emerge stronger from major changes.
A Court of Appeal decision "makes it much harder for employers to ignore staff when making major changes in the workplace", Unison claims.
The Court of Appeal has held that the legislative provision that excludes park police constables from enjoying collective consultation rights is in breach of their, and their union's, art.11 rights under the European Convention on Human Rights.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that, on the particular facts, the employee's dismissal for 20 months' unauthorised absence was unfair.
Updated to include information on continuity of service for NHS employees in relation to statutory redundancy payments.
Kirsti Laird is senior associate at Charles Russell Speechlys. She rounds up the latest rulings.
In this week's podcast, we offer practical advice on how to identify a fair selection pool during a redundancy process.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal.