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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
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?
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?