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Library Manager Wins Fresh Chance to Prove her Dismissal was Unfair

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A former library manager made redundant has won a chance to prove her dismissal was unfair on the basis she was not offered an alternative position.
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‘Pulling a Sickie’ Is Grounds for Dismissal, Tribunal Rules

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A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) emphasised that faking sickness, even for short periods, can be considered grounds for dismissal.
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Co-op Whistleblower Claims Unfair Dismissal

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A former Co-operative Group executive claims her reputation was ruined after she spoke out over alleged malpractice and poor governance at the company.
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Credibility Crucial in NHS Unfair Dismissal Case

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Witness credibility played a significant role in the case of an NHS care assistant who was sacked after being accused of threatening a patient.
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Leading Surgeon Claims Unfair Dismissal After Whistleblowing

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Top Surgeon Joseph Meirion Thomas claims he was forced from his job after writing a series of articles criticising the NHS.
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Fireman’s Unfair Dismissal Claim Defeated by Delay

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In a reminder to all that, in employment cases, timing can be everything, a sacked fireman has had his compensation hopes dashed after he delayed too long before seeking professional advice and launching his unfair dismissal claim.
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Landmark Unfair Dismissal Victory for Whistleblowing Cardiologist Dr Raj Mattu

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The case of Mattu vs UCHW (University Hospitals of Coventry) has drawn widespread attention not only amongst employment law specialists but also the media.
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Constructive Dismissal – Reducing Compensation Due to Contributory Fault on Behalf of Claimant

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In a recent case the EAT had to consider whether or not compensation should have been reduced due to contributory fault on behalf of the claimant.
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Inadvertent Misconduct and Summary Dismissal

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In the case of Robert Bates Wrekin Landscapes Ltd v Knight, the issue of whether or not inadvertent misconduct would always justify summary dismissal has come under the spotlight...
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Changes to Unfair Dismissal in the UK

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2013 will see several key changes made to the rules on unfair dismissal and the way in which cases are to be handled by tribunals...
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