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UNFAIR DISMISSAL

Unfairly dismissed for Facebook “meat deal” post

An employee who was sacked after he recommended another local supplier’s meat deal on his personal Facebook account has won his claim for unfair dismissal. Where did the employer go wrong? More...

ACAS CODE OF PRACTICE

The Code and SOSR dismissals

If there’s an irretrievable breakdown in a working relationship, it’s possible to dismiss an employee for some other substantial reason (SOSR). But does the Acas Code apply to these dismissals? More...

UNFAIR DISMISSAL

Secret porn star wins unfair dismissal claim

An employee who secretly moonlighted as a porn star has successfully claimed unfair dismissal. However, the employer probably would have won the case had it not made one fatal mistake. So where did it go wrong? More...

ACAS CODE

Does the Acas Code apply to ill-health dismissals?

The Acas Code of Practice must be followed wherever misconduct or poor performance is suspected. But what if you’re looking to dismiss someone on capability grounds due to their ill health? Must you follow the Code then? More...

ACAS CODE OF PRACTICE

Revised Acas Code of Practice

DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS

Disciplinary hearings: a first time for everything

A manager has been asked to conduct a disciplinary hearing. The trouble is, it’s their first time and they’ve confessed to being “a bit nervous about the whole thing”. How can you ensure they don’t trip up or forget something? More...

ACAS CODE OF PRACTICE

Code of Practice to be amended

Acas has confirmed that it will amend its Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance Procedures because part of it is wrong. What do you need to know? More...

ACAS CODE OF PRACTICE

Does the ACAS Code apply to SOSR dismissals?

When the relationship between you and an employee breaks down, it’s possible to dismiss them on the grounds of “some other substantial reason” (SOSR). Do you need to follow the ACAS Code in this situation? More...

ACAS CODE OF PRACTICE

Have your say on the ACAS Code

The government recently announced that it is considering changing the ACAS Code of Practice. Why is this and how can you have your say? More...

REDUNDANCY

Redundancy and the ACAS Code of Practice

Unlike the old statutory dismissal procedures, the new ACAS Code of Practice doesn’t apply to redundancy situations. So from now on what will tribunals be looking for when deciding whether or not this type of dismissal is fair? More...
Last updated: 17.12.2018

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