dismissing employees

How to Dismiss Employees Safely

How to Dismiss Employees Safely

The vast majority of cases in the employment tribunal relate to dismissal; it is understandable to be nervous as a business owner if you are faced with dismissing an employee yourself. However, as long as you act fairly and reasonably in dismissing an employee, and comply with clearly set-out procedural rules, you have little to fear. This article covers what you need to know in order to dismiss an employee safely, including what the ‘fair’ reasons for dismissal are, how to avoid unfair and wrongful dismissal, and how to handle a complaint of unfair dismissal. How do I dismiss an employee for misconduct? When dismissing an employee for some form of misconduct, it is even more important than usual to get it right. Employees will often feel especially aggrieved when they are fired for miscon... »