Employment Termination Letter In The UK

Employment Termination Letter – ML Solicitors; Are you in search of experienced legal professionals who could advise and assist on the drafting of an employment termination letter for the dismissal of an employee at your organisation within the UK? Then you should make a no obligation call to the highly qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors as our extremely dedicated team of experts could offer you the advice and assistance that you need to ensure that you act fairly and within all current employment legislation whilst also protecting the best interests of your business.

Pay and Benefits Magazine published an article on 25th of February 2013 reporting on recent employment tribunal hearings including that of Jakpa v London Underground Ltd and others [2013] All ER (D) 263 (Jan).

The article summarises that "A worker claimed unfair dismissal and race discrimination after he was made redundant. He did not attend the hearing on one of the listed days so the employer applied to strike out the claim. The tribunal agreed and struck out the claim."

It explains that "The tribunal had heard the case for more than 16 days. Since the work did not attend on one of the listed hearing days the employer applied to strike out the employee’s claims.

"Having considered the submissions from both sides tribunal concluded that the employee’s conduct in seeking to derail proceedings had rendered continuation of the proceedings unfair on the employer. The conduct included the employee’s failure to accept an earlier ruling by the tribunal that the employer had not been in breach of an early disclosure order made."

Has a former employee brought a tribunal claim against you following the issue of a contract of employment termination letter at your organisation in the UK? The employment and commercial law specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors could provide outstanding legal advice and representation with regards to achieving the best possible outcome available to your company from either alternative dispute resolution methods or by proceeding through an employment tribunal hearing.

The above-mentioned article informs us that "In those circumstances having rejected the employee’s reasons for this moment is uncertified sickness and problems with his laptop the tribunal had felt compelled to strike out the claims. The employee appealed to the Employment Appeal Tribunal. The appeal would be dismissed."

It further explains "The strike-out rules existed for extreme cases such as this one. The tribunal had been entitled to take the view that no alternative order short of the strike-out in viable without causing injustice to the employer. The tribunal had been well aware of the exceptional circumstances required before such an extreme order was made and on its findings those rare circumstances had existed in this case. Consequently there had been no error of approach by the tribunal as a matter of law."

The highly skilled professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could provide guidance and assistance that is tailored to suit your business needs with regards to the drafting of a contract of employment termination letter for an employee at your organisation in the UK ensuring that you act in compliance with all current employment legislation to minimise the risk of future repercussions that could be time-consuming and costly the company; so speak with our extremely helpful advisers today on: 0113 200 9720.


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