Managing Dismissals

Managing Dismissals : Practical Guidance on the Art of Dismissing Fairly

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Managing dismissals fairly is a crucial part of human resources management and one where both practical and legal advice and information are essential. Recent year have seen an exponential increase in unfair dismissal claims and employment tribunals, with media coverage of these cases drawing attention to organisations that demonstrate bad practice and dismiss unfairly. It is becoming increasingly necessary for those responsible for managing dismissals or providing employment law advice to have access to reliable and up-to-date guidance that can help them with this difficult area. Tolleys Managing Dismissals contains guidance and advice on dismissing employees and the legal implications of doing so. It also includes troubleshooting guidance for when a dismissal does not go to plan, and for handling an unfair dismissal claim. Features well-structured case scenarios, using a central character to guide you through all potential situations Brings you up-to-date with the latest legislation and guidance, and includes coverage of the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2001 Shows how the increase in compensation limits affects dismissal tactics Organised from a users perspective to make it easy to find advice on specific situations Contains practical documents that can be easily adapted for any situation, including sample contracts of employment and a sample compromise agreement Tolleys Managing Dismissals is the complete reference guide to the practical and legal implications of all forms of dismissal. It will enable anyone to confidently handle or advise on any dismissal using best practice and avoid the hazards associated with this critical and daunting area of the more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • 150 x 225mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 075451255X
  • 9780754512554

Table of contents

1. The law of unfair dismissal: an overview; 2. How to dismiss someone for incapability; 3. How to dismiss someone for criminal acts outside of work; 4. How to dismiss someone for breaches of discipline at work; 5. How to dismiss someone for concealing criminal offences; 6. How to dismiss someone for refusing to obey instructions; 7. Dismissing for redundancy; 8. Business reorganisation / Changing employment conditions; 9. Dismissing when taking over a business or contract; 10. Dismissal for other reasons; 11. Internal appeals; 12. What you must pay when dismissing someone; 13. What do you pay if you get it wrong?; 14. Tactics before the tribunal hearing; 15. Settling claims; 16. Preparing for and conducting the hearing; 17. Common pitfalls I Situations deemed to be dismissals; 18. Common pitfalls IIshow more