The Impact of Criminal Convictions on the Employment RelationshipPosted in : Eversheds HR Speed Brief on 18 July 2014
Discovering an employee has criminal convictions presents a thorny issue for many employers. Potential reputational damage to the company, the impact on other members of staff and the loss of trust in the individual are all concerns that employers must grapple with in this situation. Employers should tread carefully as terminating contracts of employment or initiating disciplinary action following such a discovery can leave them vulnerable to claims from employees.
Dismissals/Disciplinary Action for Employees with Convictions
This issue has come to the fore in recent weeks after the
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