Dismissing an employee for gross misconduct?

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With over 35 years of experience in advising employers on dismissals, Employers Direct will help you deal with gross misconduct and avoid employment tribunals.

We understand that ending a contract is a minefield, with one small mistake potentially costing you legal fees and damages if your worker makes a claim for unfair dismissal.

Our expert team is on hand to help you navigate through the process and protect you from legal risk. We provide jargon-free, no-nonsense help to make sure you get the process right.

We provide expert advice exclusively for employers. This way, you receive dedicated employment law advice designed to help you deal with key issues affecting processes for dismissals in your business.

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Management of an alleged case of gross misconduct generally follows the same guidelines but advice should always be taken because of the importance of the factors involved. A gross misconduct finding usually ends with dismissal without notice pay. However, recent case law has provided us with the clarification that a finding of gross misconduct will not always justify dismissal. Therefore, various factors must be taken into consideration to ensure a fair dismissal.

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We’re here to answer any questions you might have with expert ease. Nothing is too much of an ask at Employers Direct, check a few examples below.

The following are reasons for fair dismissals: conduct, capability, redundancy, legal reason, and “some other substantial reason”. At Employers Direct, we can provide excellent advice on staff dismissal, contact us today.

The three main types of dismissals are unfair, constructive, and wrongful If you have an employee claiming unfair dismissal against you, contact us today and receive expert help.

A dismissed employee may claim that their termination was unfair and may even take their case to an employment tribunal, costing you time and money. Contact our experienced team for expert advice on how to prevent things from escalating.

Wrongful dismissal is a dismissal formed on a breach of contract by the employer and should be avoided at all costs. Contact our experienced team for expert advice on wrongful dismissals.

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Employers Direct was established in 2006 with the aim of providing Business Owners and Directors with simple advice on some of the challenges when employing staff, from the most basic to the much more complicated. Since then we have received over 100,000 requests for advice and have helped many businesses avoid costly Employment Tribunals.

Located in the heart of Manchester, Employers Direct is a team dedicated to your Employment Law or HR requirements. Available 24/7, our free advice service is second to none. Whether you simply require some assistance with a dispute or full representation in a tribunal, we are here to cater to your needs.

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