Real Employment Law Advice

Category: Employee Resources

Best practice for employers

Unfair dismissal for drinking in a social club whilst on sick leave

The crux of the matter was that the employee was dismissed for gross misconduct because the Employer became aware that he was visiting his local social club whilst off sick. The Employment Tribunal held that the decision to dismiss him was unfair for the reasons set out below.

Best practice for employers

When an employee leaves without giving notice

When an employee leaves without giving notice or short notice it is incredibly frustrating for an employer. Unfortunately, it is not an uncommon situation, and we are often asked by employers what, if anything, can be done about it.