Previous disciplinary record not relevant to fairness of dismissal

The EAT has held that previous disciplinary records not relevant to fairness of dismissal where not relied upon by employer in decision to dismiss.
David Reid
27th Sep 2012

Employment Tribunal statistics highlight downward trend in number of claims

Latest Employment Tribunal statistics highlight downward trend in number of claims and highest awards in discrimination claims…
David Reid
27th Sep 2012

Constructive unfair dismissal can be established even if the main reason for the employee’s resignation is not a fundamental breach of contract

In recent weeks, The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has found that to succeed in a claim of constructive unfair dismissal the principal reason for the resignation...
David McRae
6th Sep 2012

Dismissal based on unverified allegations found fair due to risk to the employer’s reputation - Expert Comments

The Court of Appeal has held that the dismissal of an employee was fair even though the employer had not followed a formal disciplinary procedure to ‘test’...
David Reid
17th Aug 2012

Unfair Dismissal Qualifying Period

How the Government’s decision to increase the qualifying period for unfair dismissal from one to two years will affect employers.
David Reid
24th Jan 2012

Unfair Dismissal Compensation - Expert Comments

Unfair dismissal compensation breaks £80,000 barrier.
David McRae
23rd Dec 2010

Unfair Dismissal Qualifying Period

Earlier today, newly appointed ‘Enterprise Tsar’ Lord Young announced on Radio 4’s Today programme that one of his proposals to the government for slashing...
David McRae
4th Nov 2010

When is the dismissal effective? - Expert Comments

Expert Comments on Dismissal. How to Determine the Effective Date.
David Reid
19th Oct 2010

Dismissal by letter – When is the dismissal effective?

Identifying the effective date of termination is more than an academic point.
David Reid
19th Oct 2010
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