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Discipline and grievances
The “Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures” provides employers with the principles for handling workplace disciplinaries and grievances. Employment tribunals will take the code into account when considering relevant cases, with the possibility of a 25% adjustment in any compensation awarded.
8 Jan 2021
Some employers in sectors badly effected by the pandemic have resorted to aggressive tactics with the aim of cutting senior...
4 Jan 2021
A Jaguar Land Rover worker who was absent for 808 shifts in 20 years has won his legal battle over unfair dismissal.
7 Dec 2020
Ratna Singh, founder of Birmingham-based Integrated Health Partners, was dismissed as chief executive in October but is fighting to be reinstated.
4 Dec 2020
The Government’s furlough scheme, large-scale redundancies, safe working concerns and the rise of flexible working will have a big impact...
30 Nov 2020
Tribunal finds that Joel Gold, although dismissed on potentially fair grounds of gross misconduct, did not receive a fair hearing from the Home Office.
27 Nov 2020
With soaring rates of calls to domestic abuse helplines throughout the Covid pandemic and coverage of the Johnny Depp vs...
12 Nov 2020
Dyson staff in research and development have been told to return to the workplace despite some feeling they can carry out their work at home just as well.
9 Nov 2020
Discrimination cases are having to wait 14 months before receiving a court hearing, research by a prominent employment law firm reveals.
9 Nov 2020
Employers need to implement new strategies to limit the risks of growing volatility as winter lockdown kicks in, writes David Liddle
13 Oct 2020
Parliamentary staff are being discouraged from pursuing complaints and have been given incorrect advice by the grievance system introduced to...
7 Oct 2020
HR has become the custodians of good corporate behaviour as new laws and scandals have put the onus on businesses to change.
6 Oct 2020
A former charity CEO has won more than £26,000 in compensation after being constructively dismissed from her role.
6 Oct 2020
Just because a high proportion of employees are away from the office does not mean conflict has disappeared.
5 Oct 2020
A job evaluation study by Tesco allegedly showed jobs in stores and distribution centres were equal.