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Oct 18, 2022

If an employer dismisses for gross misconduct, what does this mean for an employee's contractual rights? Does a failure to pay notice pay, make an otherwise fair dismissal unfair? Max Winthrop, partner at Sintons LLP, joins us to answer these questions and more, drawing on his legal and practical expertise. Max also...


Jul 8, 2021

Rochelle Murinas, HR professional and managing director at Innov8 Human Resources, talks to us about the skills required to manage a redundancy process effectively and empathetically, while minimising the emotional impact on all those involved.


Mar 16, 2021

Max Winthrop, partner and head of the employment law team at Short, Richardson and Forth LLP, discusses the circumstances that may justify a some other substantial reason dismissal including: changing an employee's terms and conditions; third-party pressure to dismiss; a breakdown in working relations; and where an...


Feb 2, 2021

Luke Bowery, partner at Burges Salmon, guides you through some common tricky issues in redundancy selection exercises, including: devising fair selection criteria; adjusting criteria for disabled employees; conducting competitive interview processes; pooling and scoring where employees have been furloughed; and assessing...


Oct 21, 2020

Employment lawyer David Whincup provides practical tips on managing the end of a redundancy process.