The vast majority of business owners will one day find themselves in the position of having to dismiss an employee.
Dismissal is never easy. But you need to make sure the process is done fairly and in line with employment law. If not, your former employee may be able to claim unfair dismissal.
Our specialist employment law team can provide the legal support you need, guiding you through the dismissals process carefully and reliably.
If an employee has worked for you for two years or more, they are protected by the Employment Rights Act 1996. This means they can only be dismissed for the following reasons:
If you wish to dismiss a member of staff, you must have evidence that you have followed the process below:
Our skilled and experienced team of employment law experts will help you navigate the dismissals process, ensuring that you are always acting in line with employment law. We can also help you if you are facing a claim for unfair dismissal.
Whatever the situation, it’s vital you have the right information. We can advise you on the lawful dismissal of employees, including dismissing staff of furlough, dismissing staff for poor performance, and dismissing staff on zero-hours contracts.
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