Category Archives: Suspension from work

Suspending Employees: Advice for Employers

What are the risks of suspending an employee?  Suspending employees whilst disciplinary allegations are investigated is becoming more frequently used by employers, and in many cases that I advise upon suspension is used incorrectly and without proper consideration for the impact and outcome. In this recent case, a similar situation arose where the employer took […]

I have been suspended from work, what does this mean and is there anything I can do?

It is generally permitted for your employer to suspend you from work with pay for a short period of time whilst they investigate an allegation of misconduct or some other disciplinary issue. However there are some restrictions on when and how an employer can suspend you and what they should do whilst you are suspended.  […]

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