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The case of the vanishing dismissal

In an ideal world, your disciplinary hearing managers can be safely relied upon to always deliver faultlessly fair decisions when dismissing employees, after an impeccable dismissal process.

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An individual described as ‘self-employed’ was really a ‘worker’

The Supreme Court’s decision this week in Pimlico Plumbers v Smith is the latest in a line of cases on the so-called ‘gig economy’.

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Unfair dismissal - Mbubaegbu v Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

It can be, said the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Mbubaegbu v Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Disability discrimination - City of York Council v Grosset

When dismissing an employee for misconduct, does an employer discriminate if it did not know the misconduct was linked to a disability? This was the question in the case of City of York Council v Grosset.

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When is written notice of termination of employment effective?

In Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood, the Supreme Court looked at when a written notice of dismissal delivered by post is effective.

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