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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


UK Supreme Court grants injunction to stop employer going ahead with disciplinary hearing
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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


Look before you leap: cautionary tales on handling disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2013

A couple of cases caught our attention this month - one cautions employers against jumping to conclusions when handling gross misconduct dismissals


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


“Woolworths case” European Court gives positive ruling for UK employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The European Court of Justice has today given its decision in the "Woolworths case" concerning the duty to consult collectively under the Collective


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