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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
An employee with a disabled child has submitted a request for flexible working. Can the employer refuse this application?
An employee has recently taken some time off work citing mental health issues. The employee has never raised such health concerns with us before. Do we have any duty in relation to the employee given that the employee has never disclosed his medical history of mental illness?
Due to an unexpected and unfortunate downturn in business, I am forced to make some staff redundant. One of the employee’s most suitable for redundancy is currently on maternity leave. Is there anything I need to consider before I make the final redundancy decision?
I run a company in which there are a number of employees and self-employed individuals. How do I ensure that the self-employed individuals do not claim that they are employees?
As an employer do I have to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation? If yes, how can this be accomplished?
We have been asked by a former employee to provide a reference, are we required to do so?
Can we extend the probationary period beyond 12 months?
Does an employee have the right to carry forward unused annual leave into the following leave year?
An employee’s partner has fallen pregnant, is the partner entitled to shared parental leave?
An employee has been involved in an incident which may be considered to be gross misconduct that we think warrants immediate dismissal under the terms and conditions contained in the employment handbook. Is it possible to dismiss this employee without a disciplinary hearing given their alleged gross misconduct?