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Minimise the risk of facing an Employment Tribunal:

The top pitfalls in employment and anti-discrimination law and how to avoid them in 2019 Remember the one million pound damage award against an employer in 2018 for discrimination and unfair dismissal? (Click here if you missed it https://eightlegal.com/discrimination-unfair-dismissal/). Keep reading to learn how to reduce the risk of facing an employment tribunal claim. Discrimination Claims […]

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Sometimes, an employee does something so outrageous, you want to just kick them out of the practice… But, it’s worth taking a breath before you act! There are is a lot of confusion about disciplinary procedures in the workplace, and we are frequently told by people that an individual has ‘already had a first written […]

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Managing absence

Key Points Monitor absence rates and patterns e.g. short-term intermittent, long-term Have a clear policy Consider setting a target for reduction in absence rates Use return to work interviews and certification Early intervention can be beneficial to both parties – review meeting +/- medical report Maintain regular contact during periods of absence Be flexible where […]