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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
An employee has been receiving an additional payment from 2003 to date for additional duties/responsibilities. We have withdrawn this from 31st December 2011 as it does not meet Policy/Procedures. The question is: may an allowance be withdrawn without any negotiations/discussions?
What are the obligations on employers to provide employees with contracts of employment?
Our pension age is 65. Can a business still maintain 65 as retirement age or not? If yes, are there any provisos?
An employee is off on long-term ‘sick’ and you hear on the grapevine that the employee has posted on Facebook that they are working in a different job. How do you handle this - what action can you take?
Employee searches – what does signed consent mean? And what if the employee subsequently refuses to be searched?
If an employee has been allowed for many years to breach their contract by, for example, coming in late, disappearing during work time, not doing much work, would it be impossible to get rid of them? Would the employer be regarded as having acquiesced to the breaches of contract?
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?