Gross misconduct is considered to be an action so serious as to justify summary dismissal. For more information about what constitutes gross misconduct in employment read on.
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At Lincs Law we regularly meet people who are experiencing difficulties at work. These can range from their working conditions, performance issues as well as experiencing forms of bullying or harassment. Understandably, any issue that you are experiencing at work can have a huge impact on you which can also intrude into your home life too.
This is a common question and not surprising given today’s advanced technology. The general answer to this question is that recording any part of the meeting where the employee was present may be admissible before an Employment Tribunal if the Tribunal believes it is relevant to the facts of the case. However, any covert recordings of private discussions (such as the disciplinary panel deliberations) will not be admissible albeit there are rare exceptions to this rule.
We are thrilled to share with you feedback from a client which was received this week for our Associate Employment Law Solicitor, Lucy Stones.
The simple answer is yes, you can. Whilst an employee receives additional protection whilst on maternity leave such additional protection should not be seen as a ‘blanket cover’. An employer is entitled to continue investigating potential disciplinary matters which come to their attention.
To clients old and new, please be aware we will be closing the office for the Christmas holidays Friday 21st December 2017 at 1.00pm. We will re-open on Wednesday 2nd January 2018 at 8.30am.