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Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Do employees have a right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2011

Not if they work for a private sector employer


Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • 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?


Holiday pay and commission: latest tribunal ruling
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2015

The Leicester Employment Tribunal has this week given a decision in Lock v British Gas. But anybody hoping for useful practical guidance on how


USA v Nolan: Supreme Court confirms that s.188 applies to US base in UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2015

Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the long running collective redundancy consultation case of USA v Nolan. But before you get


Redundancy: no reduction in headcount is required
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2012

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


Workers on long-term sick leave: only the basic 4 weeks’ annual leave can be carried over
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2013

In a helpful decision for employers, the EAT in Sood Enterprises Ltd v Healy has ruled that a worker on long-term sick leave could only carry over


Watch out if... you are using an existing body of employee representatives for redundancy consultation purposes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2013

You may find it does not have the necessary authority to consult, thus rendering the entire collective consultation process invalid. Any employer