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Employees have a right not to be unfairly dismissed from employment. Before dismissing an employee, employers need to make sure that they have a potentially fair reason.
The five potentially fair reasons for dismissal are: capability or qualifications; conduct; redundancy; where continued employment would contravene the law; and “some other substantial reason”.
30 Oct 2019
Drivers for the minicab app Bolt have staged a protest against what they describe as “unfair” dismissals and its alleged...
29 Oct 2019
What do organisations need to consider to ensure their redundancy and restructure decisions don't lead them to an employment tribunal?
16 Oct 2019
An employee who was made redundant when Capita Customer Management refused to allow her to continue working part time following...
14 Oct 2019
A former TalkTalk executive has launched a crowdfunding campaign to take the company to tribunal for unfair dismissal and equal...
7 Oct 2019
A former Clarks chief executive has lost his case for unfair dismissal after he was asked to resign following accusations of sexist, racist and homophobic comments.
1 Oct 2019
There will be an extra working day in 2020 for many employees, so does the leap year mean extra pay?...
25 Sep 2019
A woman has been awarded almost £28,000 after a tribunal found she had been unfairly dismissed at 20 weeks pregnant....
13 Sep 2019
A second Oxford University professor this year is challenging the institution over its retirement policy...
11 Sep 2019
A former NHS worker who was threatened with legal action after reporting feeling suicidal has been awarded £92,000 in compensation...
16 Aug 2019
An error made by managers working out who should be made redundant led to a successful claim of unfair dismissal from a former Age UK employee.
5 Aug 2019
A former Tesco employee who was left in the dark about changes to her role and suspended for not accepting them was constructively and unfairly dismissed.
2 Aug 2019
An HR manager at a merged NHS trust has won her claim for unfair dismissal but two of her colleagues' cases failed.
2 Jul 2019
A care assistant who was dismissed has been awarded more than £35,000.
28 Jun 2019
The employment tribunal system is still hamstrung by a lack of judicial and administrative resources, nearly two years after fees were scrapped