Monthly Archives: November 2015


What Is A Fair Reason To Sack Someone?

According to English employment law there are only five potentially fair reasons for sacking (dismissing) an employee. They are: Conduct (i.e. misconduct, bad behaviour) Capability (i.e. poor performance or incapacity due to ill-health) Redundancy (this has a specific meaning in the law) Illegality (i.e. it would be unlawful to [...]

By |2019-01-01T12:40:56+00:00November 17th, 2015|Employment Disputes|

Under Legal Expenses Insurance, What Is “Freedom Of Choice Of Solicitor”?

**This article was updated in October 2019** What is Legal Expenses Insurance? Legal Expenses Insurance is insurance which is usually tagged onto (usually for an additional premium) home insurance, travel insurance or onto a motor insurance policy. In addition, some credit cards provide Legal Expenses Insurance. Legal Expenses Insurance [...]

By |2019-10-09T09:12:11+01:00November 17th, 2015|Switch Solicitors|

What is Gross Misconduct?

Gross misconduct is behaviour by an employee which is so poor, so disgraceful, that the employer cannot be expected to employ him or her any more. The behaviour must be a fundamental breach of the employment contract (the contract can be written or oral). This means a breach of contract [...]

By |2017-05-22T11:35:24+01:00November 17th, 2015|Employment Disputes|