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Category: General Updates

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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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Workplace Occupational Health Referrals

Occupational Health and work what do you need to know? There are occasions when every business may need to initiate an occupational health referral for an employee.

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Menopause in the workplace

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) recently issued guidance on menopause in the workplace encouraging employers to carefully consider the needs of employees.

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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…