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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
UK employees are entitled to 28 days annual leave (5.6 weeks leave). If an employee is off sick for all or part of the year, should they carry over the 28 day equivalent or the 28 days under the Working Time Directive?
A number of staff members have requested parental leave during exam-time; is parental leave applicable to the parents of sixth formers?
How does a business deal with public holidays if they don't open for business on Monday? Are employees entitled to be compensated for Public Holidays that fall on Mondays or any other days on which an employer doesn’t open, or is an employee to be compensated if s/he is not contracted to work, even if the employer is open?
What is the National Living Wage and how does it apply? Are there any penalties for failing to comply?
Does the full disciplinary procedure need to be exhausted within a probation period i.e. verbal, written etc.?
If an employee has been called to a disciplinary meeting, can he/she bring a tribunal representative or solicitor with them to this meeting?
Can probation extend beyond 12 months?
Can we enforce a contractual retirement age?
How should we manage an employee who has been absent from work three times on a medium to long term basis? The employee has not communicated a reason for absence but we suspect it is due to poor mental health and a possible risk to himself.
Can you insist that an employee takes holiday during their notice period if your company policies do not provide for this?