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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
We have a member of staff employed part-time and the role is getting much busier. Do we have to offer this member full-time work or can we employ another part-time employee?
An individual has been employed on a number of fixed term employment contracts (consecutively, without any break in service) over a four year period in an organisation which has made a voluntary redundancy option available to its employees. Is this employee entitled to apply and to be considered?
What are the employers options when, following a disagreement, an employee provides a written resignation, however changes their mind soon after and asks for their job back?
An employee told me that she does not wish to return to work following her maternity leave. What should I do in those circumstances?
What are the key enabling clauses in a Zero Hours Contract?
Can a part-time employee paid NMW be required to undertake a necessary qualification and be required to pay for it, even though his wages would then fall below the NMW?
As we have to pay redundancy for employees whose term exceeds 2 years, are we able to avoid this cost – can we issue contracts for just under 2 years? If contracts are issued purely to avoid the redundancy legislation, would they automatically become unlawful?
My question is how should an employer calculate a buy-out of existing terms & conditions of employment: Is it usually calculated on difference of annual salary between existing T&Cs and new T&Cs x number of years' service or is this calculation at the discretion of the company?
Are employers obliged to issue contracts, employee handbooks or company policies to non-Nationals in languages understandable to them?
Is it unlawful to not pay at least the National Minimum Wage to interns? I cannot see them in the list of excluded categories but they are taken on to learn (OK, by doing work experience) and get their foot in the door of their chosen career rather than to do anything absolutely essential. But am I in breach of the NMW regulations if I do not pay anything but expenses?