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What happens if an employee becomes fit to return at the appeal stage of an ill-health dismissal?

Q: An employee has reached the appeal stage of an ill-health dismissal and now we've been told...

“Oh, we forgot about you.” – The risks arising from employees on long-term sick leave

The larger an organisation the easier it is for employees on long term sick, to drop down...

The summer of sport: top tips for employers

A summer of sporting fun has already kicked off with UEFA Euro 2016 well under-way and the...

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...

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...

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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