Our sales team wants to dismiss a new hire at the expiry of his probationary period. Are there any issues that we need to be aware of?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 3 April 2017
Generally speaking, employees can be dismissed with relatively little risk during the probationary period as an employee can, save in certain limited circumstances, only bring a claim for unfair dismissal if he or she has one years’ continuous service. However, notwithstanding this, there are a number of important questions that should be asked before the decision to dismiss is made as follows:
a) Does the employee have one years’ service? When calculating the employee’s length of service, it is important to include the employee’s notice period as that the
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