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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
Could you define best practice in terms of providing references for employees?
What is a P45?
We have an employee out on maternity leave and her contracts states she is entitled to a performance related bonus. Should this be pro rata given she has been on maternity leave for a significant period of the year or is her leave deemed to be 'protected' under maternity and therefore entitled to full bonus payment?
In a situation where a person on work-related stress leave is asked to contact the employer but refuses to do so because they are too upset, but offers to get in touch in a few weeks’ time, what should the employer do?
Can you clarify the tax implications of the right to pay in lieu of notice?
If an employee returns from long-term absence, can they be paid rather than taking the entitlement accrued within the 15 month period?
If a person works for a company as an agency worker and is then given a fixed-term contract with the company, is the period of service as an agency worker taken into account in determining entitlement to CID?
Are we obliged to keep an employee on a fixed term contract to cover an employee on maternity leave even if the employee on maternity leave chooses not return to work?
Can we enforce a contractual retirement age?
Can probation extend beyond 12 months? Can we state that the disciplinary process does not apply during probation?