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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
What role should HR play in a disciplinary investigation?
Our policy does not permit a solicitor to attend a disciplinary hearing. Only a colleague or trade union representative may attend. Is this lawful?
Can an employer pay an employee in lieu of annual leave that has accrued while the employee was on sick leave?
It has come to our attention that an employee has made derogatory comments about their manager on social media. The individual’s Facebook page is set to private; however, a colleague who is a friend on Facebook viewed the comment and informed management and would like to be kept anonymous. How can HR approach this situation?
Are employers required to credit an employee for Bank/Public Holidays on top of their annual leave allowance while on maternity leave?
How much parental leave is an employee entitled to annually?
If employees go to a bar after an official workplace social event and have an argument, should the altercation be considered a workplace issue and are the company liable for any injuries caused?
If an employee raises a grievance during a disciplinary process should we run the matters concurrently or must we suspend the disciplinary procedure to investigate the grievance?
If an employer makes an employee redundant but then offers the same employee another job, is the employee still entitled to a redundancy payment?
If an employee refuses to sign the minutes of a meeting, what precautionary measures can an employer take?