Termination of Employment

Posted in : Templates & Checklists NI on 28 May 2014
Andrew Spratt
A&L Goodbody
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Andrew Spratt, Associate at A&L Goodbody, outlines practical steps to reduce risk with termination of employment.

Look into the Contract of Employment

The first port of call for an employer when considering the termination of an employee's employment should always be the employee's contract of employment. Provided that the contract has been dated and signed correctly, the procedure for removal may be more straightforward, specifically if the employee has been engaged for a period of less than one year as most dismissals by an employer within this time period will be protected from claims for unfair dismissal. (There are of course some important exceptions to this rule e.g.

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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Andrew Spratt
A&L Goodbody

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