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Termination of Employment

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An Employee Resignation During a Disciplinary Process

Posted on 02 September 2021

An employer cannot refuse to accept an employee’s resignation at any time.  If an employee has submitted their resignation it is valid even if the ... Continue reading >

What is Workplace Mediation?

Posted on 02 September 2021

Mediation is where an impartial third party, helps people in dispute to attempt to reach a resolution by facilitating a conversation between the parti... Continue reading >

Key Information on Overtime

Posted on 02 September 2021

Overtime is usually classed as hours worked above normal full time hours. Salaried positions often do not attract overtime payments, but it is common ... Continue reading >

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24
Jul, 2018

What is Automatically Unfair Dismissal?        

Posted by Helen in Termination of Employment

What is Automatically Unfair Dismissal?  Automatically unfair dismissal occurs when the dismissal violates an employee’s statutory legal rights.  There are many grounds on which an employee can claim automatic unfair dismissal, but the most common are:  Dismissals arising from pregnancy, taking of m...



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24
Jul, 2018

Understanding Notice Periods        

Posted by Helen in Termination of Employment

Notice periods to be given by an employer or an employee to terminate employment (for whatever reason e.g. dismissal, redundancy, resignation, retirement etc.) need to be specified within a contract of employment, in accordance with the Employment Rights Act 1996.  The only exception to this is in the c...



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31
Jan, 2017

Potentially Fair Reasons for Termination of Employment        

Posted by Helen in Termination of Employment

We had a question recently about termination of employment and where to find a letter on Fingertip to cover it.  Our answer was that it depends on the reason for the termination as this determines what is needed. Here we cover the essential points in relation of the ending of employment.   1.  If some...



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