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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.
30 Apr 2021
Man who was sacked following terse emails has received a pay out for unfair dismissal, unfavourable treatment and disability-related harassment.
7 Apr 2021
A firefighter who called a short gay colleague ‘half a man’ has been awarded more than £12,000 because of the way his employer dismissed him.
30 Mar 2021
EY has dropped its appeal against a judgment ordering it to pay $10.8m to a whistleblower who raised money laundering concerns.
5 Mar 2021
Dimple Agarwal, Deloitte's deputy chief executive and managing partner of its People and Purpose group, is facing an internal investigation into bullying claims.
23 Feb 2021
A paediatric nurse who alleged racial discrimination and was banned from booking shifts as a result has been awarded £26,000 in compensation.
16 Feb 2021
Lisa Stewart was accused by London Underground of dishonestly claiming she had been injured at work.
15 Feb 2021
Two university leaders are under formal investigation by the Office for Students after accusations of bullying staff.
Alice Gast, president...
27 Jan 2021
A Tesco store manager fired for manhandling a shoplifter has been awarded £43,100 for unfair dismissal at the employment tribunal.
20 Jan 2021
A man who worked for a curry supplier has won a race discrimination claim after being told he did not...
18 Jan 2021
Figures show few officers investigated by the Independent Office for Police Conduct are dismissed after gross misconduct claims.
8 Jan 2021
An employment judge found that the real reason behind the dismissal was the postman's union activities and poor relationship with his line manager.
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.