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Category: Reasonable Adjustments

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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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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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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.

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Insults in the workplace

The case of Mr A Finn v The British Bung Manufacturing Company Ltd confirmed that calling a man bald is no longer a mere insult/banter. Even if factually true..