Capability dismissal after six weeks’ suspension was unfair………………….

Dismissing a doctor receiving treatment for alcoholism was unreasonable……………… In NHS Fife Health Board v Stockman the EAT had decide whether it was fair to dismiss an employee on grounds of capability without fully investigating all the medical evidence surrounding […]

On: 05/08/2014| Case Law updates|

Flexible Working Regime

Changes to flexible working regime now in force. The statutory provisions on flexible working changed on 30 June 2014 with the result that the floodgates are now open for employees to submit flexible working requests to their employers. Under the […]

On: 18/07/2014| Flexible Working, New Regulations|

Health at Work Service

A new Health and Work Service is being introduced this year, which will carry out state-funded occupational health assessments for employees who are off sick for four weeks or more. The aim is to get employees back to work more […]

On: 18/07/2014| Health And Safety|