Archive for the Employment Tribunals Category

Dismissal before TUPE transfer WAS unfair – EAT Ruling

Dealing with ‘difficult’ people is always going to be hard. Managing them out of a business can be a long process – depending on their job role – and if the difficulty is behaviour or strained relationships, rather than performance, then it’s arguably even harder. One thing

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Unfairly Dismissed when using Company Vans for Private Use

This is a case that highlights the use of Company policies and procedures and the importance of following the right process. Whilst there was a policy regarding the use of Company vehicles, it would seem that it may not have been clear enough.  Whilst tracking devises are

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What is banter?

The article below appeared in People Management on 19 June 2018. It highlights the question of what is banter, when does it stop being lighthearted and becomes targeted abuse. In the case documented below by Emily Burt, Mr Bali did raise a grievance which was investigated by

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Trade Union representative WAS unfairly dismissed

The following article was in People Management on 18 June 2018 and was written by Maggie Baska. In their duties as Union Reps, the Reps are often handed information. In this case, a rep used the information to raise a collective grievance, he was then dismissed. He

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Extending a probation period WAS discrimination

An article in People Management caught my eye today. It tells of the potential minefield of discrimination when an employee (new or otherwise) tells an employer of their pregnancy.  It would seem in the case below that there were some concerns regarding job performance, however, it would

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