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A Full Overview and Guide to UK Employment Law

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Employment Tribunals Guide 2008

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Restrictive Covenants and Garden Leave

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Statutory Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures

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Strategies for Dismissing Senior Executives

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The Issue of Misconduct

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Wrongful Dismissal - Guide for Employees and Template Calculations

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Case of the Month
12/2018
Long term disability benefits
In the recent case of Awan v ICTS the EAT held there was an implied term that an employer will not dismiss an employee for incapability if that would end their entitlement to long-term disability benefits. Whilst this case was decided on its facts employers should be very cautious indeed of dismissing an employee on long term sickness who is benefiting from or could benefit from PHI or similar insurance.
 
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