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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
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?
Can zero hour staff be paid in lieu of untaken holidays? How can we ensure that zero hour staff take their holiday entitlement?
We are proposing to engage a consultant but are unsure as to whether we can include post-termination restrictions as part of the contract. Please confirm whether it is possible to do so?
Do employees have the right to refuse to participate in a drugs test if not provided for in their contract of employment or a company policy?
Our policy does not permit a solicitor to attend a disciplinary meeting - only a colleague or trade union representative may attend. Is this lawful?
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?
Can we extend the probationary period beyond 12 months?
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?
What is the liability in relation to the termination of an employment contract during a probationary period?