YourNews: Lupton Fawcett director, Brian Harrington, discusses the issues around Gross Misconduct, Vicarious Liability and the ‘reasonable adjustments’ in relation to the Equality Act.

Gross misconduct 

Employers are sometimes faced with employee conduct which falls so far below the standard of behaviour that can reasonably be expected that the only realistic disciplinary sanction that can be applied is dismissal. It is important however that employers do not 'pre-judge' the issue, even where the employee's guilt is, on the face of it, obvious. Employers should ensure that they have a robust set of disciplinary procedures and rules in place in order to ensure that they approach and d... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...