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Can bankers be told not to holiday in June?

  Reports have emerged of financial institutions preventing staff taking holiday in the run-up to, and during the...

An employee has raised a grievance part way through a disciplinary procedure for gross misconduct. Do we have to deal with the grievance first?

Grievances raised by an employee part way through disciplinary processes are a relatively common problem for employers....

Are we okay to let an employee use their holidays to recover from a medical operation?

An employee has asked if he can use his holidays to recover from a medical operation. We...

Taking paid holidays whilst sick

An employee has asked if he can use his holidays to recover from a medical operation. We...

Garden Leave: a thorny issue

Q: Can we put an employee on garden leave when the written employment contract does not mention...

Resign or face a disciplinary hearing!

Can employers invite employees to hand in their resignation when facing a disciplinary hearing, and what are...

If an occupational doctor’s report says an employee is not disabled under the Equality Act can we rely on that opinion without risk of...

  Richard Freedman, solicitor in the Employment Department at Rosenblatt, answers... The short answer is no.  Whether or not...

How long do we have to wait before we can fairly terminate an employee’s employment due to sickness absence?

How long do we have to wait before we can fairly terminate an employee’s employment due to sickness...

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