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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

Enforced subject access to become a criminal offence from 10 March 2015

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 9 2015

From 10 March 2015, section 56 of the Data Protection Act 1998 will prevent employers from requiring potential or existing employees, or people

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

Employers should cover e-cigarettes in their no-smoking policies

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 11 2015

In one of the first cases concerning the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace, an Employment Tribunal has found in Insley v Accent Catering that a

Acas makes minor changes to Disciplinary and Grievance Code of Practice

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2015

ACAS has finally issued its response to the consultation it launched back in December 2013 seeking views on revisions to the sections of the

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?

Marriage discrimination at work

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 21 2011

Is it unlawful for an employer to treat an employee less favourably, not because she is married, but because she is married to a particular man?

UK Supreme Court grants injunction to stop employer going ahead with disciplinary hearing

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2014

As an employer you will already be aware that if you do not follow a fair disciplinary process then you are likely to end up with a finding of unfair

No need to conclude grievance procedure before dismissal

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 18 2010

What should you do when an employee raises a grievance at the same time as dismissal or disciplinary action is proposed?