This month we are looking at the tribunal case of Uddin v London Borough of Ealing. This case was heard by the EAT, where it was considered whether an employee had been unfairly dismissed when the investigating officer failed to inform the dismissing manager that the alleged victim of a sexual assault by the employee…
Stephen Foster answers a series of FAQ’s about the employment tribunal process. We cover; what to do when your witness has left the business, the risks associated with having a witness on bad terms and witness orders.
Now that we’re head-on into the new year and April is fast approaching, Stephen Foster, Legal & Professional Service Manager at Vista has recorded a short video with some tips on what you should be thinking about before the legislation kicks in:
Often employees think that by getting themselves signed off sick they can avoid disciplinary proceedings. As HR professionals, we know that this is not necessarily the case. Here’s our top tips on how to approach a situation like this.
Probationary periods and sickness absence are not two ingredients that make for a smooth employment relationship. Whether employers can dismiss during probation due to sickness is a question that arises frequently at Vista HQ, and so we spent some time with Claire, who tells us what employers can and should do in this situation.
Senior Employment Lawyer at Vista, Claire Rosney answers a frequently asked question from Vista HQ: Do employers have to offer an alternative role to a disabled employee, or can they require them to interview?
Do you have to pay an employee on a phased return full pay? Suzanne Pipe discusses in this short video.
Managing an ill health situation where an employee says they are too ill to talk, or attend meetings requires a careful and considered approach from managers and HR teams. Suzanne Pipe, one of our experienced employment lawyers at Vista talks us through the right approach.