New ACAS Guidance on antenatal appointments

ACAS have been busy preparing new guides for employers, although basic in nature, they are well written and cover what you need to know. The two guides are at the following links: Guidance for dealing with ante-natal appointments:...

Unfair dismissal, and procedural defects in process

The Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled on the 25th June on a case where a dismissal occurred, with “serious procedural deficiencies” and found that in spite of the deficiencies in process, the dismissal was fair. The employer failed to follow the ACAS code and dismissed...