The HR Headmistress' blog

Beware! Voluntary Redundancy Can Lead to Unfair Dismissal Claims

11th September 2019

A couple of weeks ago one of my clients reached an agreement with an employee allowing him to take voluntary redundancy with an enhanced tax-free payment. What’s not to like?

Voluntary redundancy is often a helpful and quick way to reduce...

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Follow Proper Procedure Even in the Most Blisteringly Obvious Cases

13th March 2019

In the light of the most recent air disaster this week, once again we are reminded how important it is for businesses to ensure that all steps are taken to ensure safety.

Last year an employment tribunal found that the dismissal of a pilot who...

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Leaving it Too Late

18th July 2018

It was no surprise that once the tribunal fees were abolished that there would be a huge increase in applications to tribunal. Dealing with employment issues is complex enough without the fear of every Tom, Dick and Harriet lodging a claim.

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The Curious Case of The Bacon Baguette…

19th January 2017

A flight attendant who worked for EasyJet was sacked for supposedly stealing a bacon baguette. Shannon Gleeson worked for EasyJet for three years and had an unblemished record. One of Ms Gleeson’s colleagues had reported to management that...

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Chelsea FC Faces Constructive Unfair Dismissal Claim

9th November 2015

Over the last week we have heard that Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho may be the subject of an individual legal claim from former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro.

Dr Carneiro was the former doctor of Chelsea football club. During a match against...

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