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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
If terminating during probation is it necessary to follow the statutory dismissal / disciplinary procedures?
Can we extend the probationary period beyond 12 months?
What is the liability in relation to the termination of an employment contract during a probationary period?
For new employees joining a company, can we wait until their probationary period of 6-months has been completed before auto-enrolling them in the pension scheme?
We have recently employed someone who is subject to a 6 month probationary period. Can we wait until their probationary period of 6 months has elapsed before auto-enrolling them in our pension scheme?
Does the full disciplinary procedure need to be exhausted within a probation period i.e. verbal, written etc.?
Can probation extend beyond 12 months?
Does the full disciplinary procedure need to be exhausted within a probation period i.e. verbal, written etc?
An employee was hired on a fixed term contract, however, soon after they were absent on grounds of sickness and the medical certificates submitted indicate a serious mental health issue with sick leave likely to extend for the foreseeable future. A three month probationary period applies to all new employees and no sick pay is given during the probationary period. Can the company dismiss on grounds of capability whilst the employee is absent on sick leave?