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Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair

How should employers treat previous warnings when deciding whether to dismiss?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2012

How would you deal with an employee who has a written warning on his file and then commits a further (but possibly different) act of misconduct?

Watch out if you have an employee who has raised multiple discrimination grievances

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 26 2013

Most employers will have had at least one employee who is convinced he is being discriminated against and brings grievance after grievance, regarding

Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 24 2011

Most employers are aware of the need to tick all the relevant procedural boxes when it comes to taking a decision to dismiss - but how confident are you that your managers apply the same rigorous approach when issuing final written warnings?

Pre-termination negotiations

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

From Summer 2013, Employment Tribunals dealing with claims of unfair dismissal will be prevented from taking into account any offer made, or

Redundancy: no reduction in headcount is required

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 31 2012

As a result of a downturn in business, an employer no longer has a need for a full-time bookkeeper

Confidentiality of pre-termination negotiations in force from 29 July 2013

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 8 2013

The new rules governing evidence of "pre-termination negotiations" in Tribunal proceedings are to come into force on 29 July (the same date that

Watch out if...you rely on occupational health advice to decide whether an employee is disabled

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 19 2013

Many employers rely on the advice of occupational health advisers when trying to determine whether an employee is disabled for the purposes of the

No way back after premature dismissal letter

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2011

In the vast majority of cases it should be obvious whether an employee has been dismissed or resigned

UK Employment Tribunal reform - implications for employers

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2012

There are changes afoot!