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Category: Employment Contracts

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What is Gross Misconduct?

The concept of gross misconduct has often left employers feeling that there is no further option but to terminate the employment of the individual but is this always necessary and reasonable?

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Employment Law Changes 2024

Employment Law Changes 2024. Various changes to employee rights. From the 6 April 2024, the following employment law changes will come into effect…

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Sacked for a Sandwich

Is it fair to dismiss someone for stealing a sandwich? A common disciplinary area that arises is when an employee is accused of alleged theft.

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Protection of philosophical beliefs at work

Tribunal finds University Professor was discriminated against because of gender critical philosophical beliefs. An Employment Tribunal recently found that…

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Substance Abuse and Work

What do employers need to consider about substance abuse?
An area where employers and managers feel out of there comfort zone is when faced with an employee who is under the influence of a substance.