Month: September 2021

sickness absence

Medical Capability & Sickness Absence – Your Questions Answered

Medical Capability & Sickness Absence – Your Questions Answered Despite companies reporting reductions in the rates of sickness absence during the pandemic, sickness absence continues to cost employers a significant amount in terms of sick pay and lost time. Absenteeism, both in the long and short term, also represents a significant portion of the queries …

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constructive dismissal

An Employer’s Guide to Constructive Dismissal

An Employer’s Guide to Constructive Dismissal When we think about dismissal, we tend to view it as someone being ‘sacked’, that is, the employer has actively terminated the contract of employment. There are 5 fair reasons for dismissal, namely: Conduct Capability (including medical capability) Redundancy Statutory restriction/statutory ban Some other substantial reason (SOSR) A constructive …

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