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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
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.
We have a long-standing manager who, when subjected to a disciplinary due to performance issues, put in a four week sick line for work-related stress. He also lodged a grievance against his relatively new manager. How would you go about resolving this?
Can an Employee on Long Term Sick Leave Still be Considered for Redundancy? What Precautions Should Employer Take?
One of our employees has gone off work as his wife died suddenly a few weeks ago. What should we do in this instance and is it appropriate to ask him when he will be returning? We have no policies in place for bereavement?
We have an employee currently on sick leave with back problems. She has recently posted photos on Facebook showing her socialising and dancing on a night out. These photos have been shared with some of her work colleagues on Facebook and we have been notified. Can we dismiss her for gross misconduct?
What happens if there is conflicting advice from a GP & Occupational health professional? OH advise fit to work and GP advises against the fitness; what should a company do?