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Can employers invite employees to hand in their resignation when facing a disciplinary hearing, and what are the risks that come with taking this approach?   When a staff member is not performing their duties to the required standard, an employer may feel as though there is no alternative but to...
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Following the case of Ramphal v Department for Transport, I'm not sure how far I can go, as a HR manager, to advise and guide the manager conducting a disciplinary without running the risk of unfair dismissal. Any advice?  Jacqueline Kendal, Head of Employment at Rosling King LLP answers... This was...
Can we fairly dismiss an employee for pulling a sickie? Employee sickness generally falls into two categories; short term sickness when perhaps someone has a cold or a temporary sickness bug, and long term sickness absence when an employee has a specific medical condition. These two must generally be treated...