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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
Can an employer discipline staff for using social networking sites during working hours?
What steps can we take to protect the business from employees publishing damaging material about it on a blog or networking site?
We currently have a system of four steps in our disciplinary procedure:
Would this be standard procedure and would we be covered legally?
Can absence due to sickness be used as part of selection criteria for selecting an employee for redundancy or could this be viewed as disability discrimination?
When an employee is dismissed, is the six months in which they can take a claim from the date they were dismissed or the date of their appeal?
Could the company be liable for the actions of an employee who sexually harassed another employee? What constitutes sexual harassment?
Can we discipline an employee for unauthorised absence as a result of a Christmas party?
What can we do if an employee is caught taking drugs at the party?
Can we discipline an employee for being drunk at the Christmas party?