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The HR Headmistress' blog
31st October 2018
Last week I hit the limits of my patience and beefed my template dispute resolution process. It’s now got enough muscle to make Popeye jealous.
Employees have a right to raise genuine grievances. Unfortunately, this right is often abused....
Wed 31st Oct 2018 | Tagged as:
6th November 2013
As a general rule those of our clients who follow our HR advice don’t find themselves in hot water with employment tribunals. It’s when they don’t follow our advice they tend to have problems.
If you lose at...
Wed 6th Nov 2013 | Tagged as:
Does the Employer’s Breach Have to be the Main Cause of Resignation in a Constructive Dismissal Case?
24th October 2013
A constructive dismissal occurs if an employee terminates an employment contract, with or without notice, because of the employer's fundamental breach of contract (a repudiatory breach). In Wright v North Ayrshire Council, the court had to decide...
Thu 24th Oct 2013 | Tagged as:
23rd October 2013
In the case of Secretary of State for Justice v Hibbert, the court had to consider whether the words "I have no alternative but to resign my position", are ambiguous.
After problems at work Ms Hibbert wrote to her employer saying: "I am of the...
Wed 23rd Oct 2013 | Tagged as:
9th October 2013
On ITV’s Daybreak last week Stella English, infamous for winning The Apprentice in 2010, then unsuccessfully taking Lord Sugar to Employment Tribunal for unfair constructive dismissal, was explaining how difficult it has all been for her...
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