FAIR TO DISMISS A ‘CLEAN’ EMPLOYEE FOR MISCONDUCT? An employee with 15 years’ service and a ‘clean’ disciplinary record was dismissed for committing a series of acts of misconduct even though he didn’t commit a single act of gross misconduct. The court held that the employee could still be fairly dismissed as when the acts […]
North East employment law expert, Sarah Hall, advises regional firms to keep their eye on the ball during the World Cup - or risk things 'kicking off' with their staff.
Last year the Supreme Court ruled that fees that were payable for bringing employment tribunal claims were unlawful and the Government subsequently abolished the fee system. As a result, the number of single claims being received by employment tribunals has risen by around 90 per cent and employment tribunals are reportedly overwhelmed with their increased […]
After new figures showed a sharp spike in the number of employment tribunal claims being lodged, North East business owners are being advised to take proactive steps to ensure they’re not the next ones to find themselves facing claims. That’s the response of Sarah Hall, partner in our employment law team here at Hay & […]