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Termination of Employment

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Having to Consider Redundancies?

Posted on 12 August 2020

  Here we set out the key areas an employer needs to consider and work through to handle any potential redundancies.   Considerations before Redunda... Continue reading >

Staff Sickness on a Bank Holiday?

Posted on 18 May 2020

How sickness falling on a bank holiday is dealt with depends on whether bank holidays are included within statutory holiday entitlement or are in addi... Continue reading >

Furlough Information

Posted on 28 March 2020

We are in a strange and desperate place just now and due to numerous requests for documentation in relation to the furlough of staff we have temporari... Continue reading >

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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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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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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