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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
In relation to long term absence where you have had to employ a temporary worker to cover absence, can you request a minimum notice period before the absent employee returns to work?
At what point can an employer dismiss on the grounds of capability an employee who is on long term absence due to illness?
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?
I have received a number of complaints that a member of staff has been coming to work with a bad dose of flu and passing it around the office. Should I have a policy in place for this scenario, and can I force this employee to go home and stay at home until fully recovered?
Can we discipline an employee for unauthorised absence as a result of a Christmas party?
I have an internal soccer team who play against other companies in their own free time. How do you deal with injuries sustained in this hobby when they start to miss work due to the injuries?
If we receive an employee’s doctor’s certificate late, can we withhold payment of SSP?
We are currently considering proposals to implement pay cuts throughout our organisation. What is the position of employees on long-term sick if their colleagues at work have their pay cut?