JP Morgan v Ktorza – Being Culpable for Fair Dismissal

Greetings and welcome back to your weekly case law update. Last week’s newsletter had features on; restrictive covenants, warm weather working and the gig economy. This week we will be looking at unfair dismissal for conduct related issues. Section 98 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 states that for a dismissal to be fair, the [...]

Office Christmas parties – advice for employers

With the Christmas party season about to get into full swing, no doubt your plans for your staff parties are well advanced. Some employees overstep the mark and employment law queries arise every year. The stock advice is as follows: If it is an employer organised event then the employer can take disciplinary action against any [...]