Employment Tribunal

Breakdown in relations and dismissal

Case law: Employers dismissing employees following a ‘breakdown in relations’ between them should first ensure they cannot work together.
Employers planning to dismiss an employee because of a ‘breakdown in relations’ between them should consider giving the employee a chance to prove in practice that they can to work harmoniously before dismissing them.
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By |September 25th, 2017|Doctors' Employment Issues, Employment Tribunal, Legal|0 Comments

Self Representation – No Lawyers

An article in The Star (Canada) discusses the risks and benefits of self-representation. Although related to family law rather than employment law, some useful generalisations can be derived:-

Justice Denied: Huge legal bills push many to self-represent in court
Windsor law professor says more than half of family law litigants now in court without a lawyer

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By |April 12th, 2016|Employment Tribunal, Legal|0 Comments

Health secretary prompted to launch inquiry as tribunal turns down Croydon NHS trust’s appeal over whisteblower’s unfair sacking

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has actually been prompted to launch an independent inquiry into Croydon University Hospital over its treatment of a whisteblower doctor.
The call came as it emerged board members at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, which runs the health center, were under examination by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) over the 2012 sacking […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Doctors' Employment Issues, Employment Tribunal, Legal, Whistleblowing|0 Comments