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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
Can an employer contact an employee whilst they are signed-off sick by a doctor?
Can an employer dismiss an employee while on long-term sickness?
Does an employee have the right to carry forward unused annual leave into the following leave year?
Is an employee legally entitled to paid time off for doctors/dentist appointments?
How long can an employee be absent from work due to sickness before being dismissed?
If a medical report recommends some kind of flexible working and the employer claims they cannot provide it - what are the consequences?
What is the current position in relation to disability absences being taken into account by an employer for disciplinary action?
We have an employee that suffers from age-related macular degeneration. Their performance at work has suffered since their diagnosis and it has now reached the point where they are not doing their job properly. Can we dismiss them?
UK employees are entitled to 28 days annual leave (5.6 weeks leave). If an employee is off sick for all or part of the year, should they carry over the 28 day equivalent or the 28 days under the Working Time Directive?
How should we manage an employee who has been absent from work three times on a medium to long term basis? The employee has not communicated a reason for absence but we suspect it is due to poor mental health and a possible risk to himself.