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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
Why are fixed-term workers entitled to statutory redundancy pay after two years? What if the business doesn’t need them anymore?
I thought that if you wanted to dismiss a worker on probation, you still had to follow your disciplinary process. Is this not the case?
In a situation where an employer has failed to act after the expiry of a fixed term contract and the employee continues to work, will the employee automatically have a contract of fixed duration?
Can an employer make an employee take their accrued but untaken holidays during their notice periods where there is no express contractual provision?
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?