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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
Can HR challenge the individual’s assertion that it is a whistleblowing complaint at the point the complaint is made or can the complaint be dismissed where we think the complainant is acting in bad faith or may even be lying?
Please set out key requirements and things that might catch an employer out in relation to maternity leave and maternity rights before and after leave has been taken.
Can employment be terminated during the probationary period? If so, what are the risks to employers?
Please explain the changes to subject access requests when GDPR is implemented in May
Q&A: Appointing a Data Protection Officer under the GDPR
An employee has said that they are stressed and has asked for a reasonable adjustment to be made, for example, time off. Do we have to facilitate this?
Although Gender Pay Gap (“GPG”) reporting will seemingly not be required until Stormont is up and running, are there any steps that businesses can take in the meantime? What are the key differences between GPG reporting in NI and GB?
Is compensation awarded for injury to feelings on the increase? Is there any practical advice that can be given in taking steps to reduce injury to feelings costs?
Can zero hour staff be paid in lieu of untaken holidays? How can we ensure that zero hour staff take their holiday entitlement?
Where an employee is subjected to several warnings for minor/major misconduct, when is it appropriate to move to final warning?