Wrongful dismissal

View Employment by content type:

Latest Employment News

Featured Employment content

Practice notes
All employees are under a duty of fidelity to their employer. The duty of fidelity is also known as the duty of good faith, or of loyalty.Fidelity is...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
[To be typed on employer’s headed notepaper][Enter name and address of employee][Enter date]by handDear [enter name]Garden leaveI refer to [[enter...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
[Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at the transferor],Proposed transfer of [enter...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
For employees starting fresh employment on or after 6 April 2012, the right not to be unfairly dismissed generally only arises when the employee, by...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert name of case, eg X v Y]Claim Number: [insert claim...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
[To be typed on headed notepaper of transferee][Strictly private and confidential][Address][Date]Dear [enter name(s) of relevant individual(s) at the...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
To succeed in a claim of unfair dismissal, the claimant must establish that they were dismissed by the employer. A contract of employment may...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Three months beginning with the effective date of terminationAn unfair dismissal claim must generally be submitted to the employment tribunal within...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): All proceedings in employment tribunals in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and until...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Coronavirus, Calculation of a Week’s Pay) Regulations 2020 (Week’s Pay Amendment Regs 2020),...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
1Paragraph 1 of the Grounds of Claim is admitted.2As to paragraph 2 of the Grounds of Claim, it is denied that the Claimant’s colleagues were...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 12th Jan
Precedents
[Insert date][Insert] Employment Tribunal[insert address]To the [insert] Employment Tribunal[Insert case name]Case No: [Insert case number]...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a [job title]. She worked at the Respondent’s premises at...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
Collective agreements are agreements negotiated between one or more trade unions and employers or employers' associations and which relate to one or...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
Date: [insert date]Dear [insert name of employee]Congratulations and thank you for telling me about your pregnancy and the date that your baby is due....
Read More >
9th Nov

Most recent Wrongful dismissal content

Practice notes
An employee who is wrongfully dismissed is under a duty to take reasonable steps to mitigate their loss: in other words, to make reasonable efforts to...
Read More >
18th Jan
Practice notes
If wrongfully dismissed, an employee is entitled to compensation for fringe benefits that they would have received had they worked the full length of...
Read More >
18th Jan
Practice notes
Gross misconduct is behaviour by an employee which is so bad that the employer cannot be expected to employ the employee any longer. It must be a...
Read More >
18th Jan
Practice notes
Pension loss will generally only arise in cases where an individual has lost their job and the pension provision that went with that job. An...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Keith Bryant QC of Outer Temple Chambers. 17th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note examines the remedies (heads of claim) available in the case of dismissal in breach of an employment contract (wrongful dismissal),...
Read More >
17th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note examines the issues that arise in relation to the use of liquidated damages clauses as an alternative to claiming damages for...
Read More >
17th Jan
Practice notes
UPDATE: On 26 September 2018 the Law Commission launched a Consultation paper on Employment Law Hearing Structures seeking views on how the shared...
Read More >
17th Jan
Practice notes
Claimants who bring successful wrongful dismissal claims, which result in an award of compensation, may receive payment in respect of certain sums...
Read More >
17th Jan
Practice notes
UPDATE: On 26 September 2018 the Law Commission launched a Consultation paper on Employment Law Hearing Structures seeking views on how the shared...
Read More >
15th Jan
Precedents
[Insert in para 6.1 of response form ET3:]Example 11It is admitted that on [insert date] the Respondent summarily dismissed the Claimant from his...
Read More >
5th Dec
Precedents
[insert date]Dear [insert name of employee],I am writing to [inform you of OR confirm] the company’s decision made after the disciplinary hearing held...
Read More >
5th Dec
Precedents
[Insert in para 8.2 of claim form ET1:]1[[Example 1:] The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as a [sales manager] under a contract of employment...
Read More >
5th Dec
Precedents
I, [insert employee’s name] of [insert address], acknowledge that I have today received from [insert employer’s name] of [insert address] the sum of...
Read More >
5th Dec
Practice notes
Claimants who bring successful wrongful dismissal claims, which result in an award of compensation, may receive payment in respect of certain sums...
Read More >
5th Dec
Q&As
In this situation the employer should ensure that the employee receives the same amount that he would receive if he were to bring a claim for damages...
Read More >
5th Dec
Q&As
Once the offer of employment has been made and accepted by the employee, the contract of employment is formed. If the employer then changes its mind...
Read More >
5th Dec
Q&As
An employer always retains the right to terminate an employee's contract of employment. However, the circumstances in which the dismissal occurs will...
Read More >
5th Dec

Popular documents