Employee Dismissal Procedures Dismissing an employee can be a tricky business and the correct procedures need to be followed.

The dismissal must be fair and can include reasons such as inappropriate behaviour or inability to do the job. From 1st October 2004 employers are required to detail the dismissal and disciplinary procedures in writing and issue them to employees.

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Employment Age Discrimination Age discrimination occurs when someone treats a person less favorably due to that person's age.

Overview of the Legislation includes:

  • Direct Discrimination
  • Indirect Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Victimisation
  • Other Specific Points
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Health and Safety for Employers What does health and safety law require?

You have a duty under the law to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, your employees' health, safety and welfare at work. In other words, the degree of risk in a particular job or workplace needs to be balanced against time, trouble, cost and the physical difficulty of taking measures to avoid or reduce the risk.

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Working Time and Minimum Wage RegulationsThe working time and minimum wage regulations apply to nearly all businesses. The working time regulations are normally enforced by the Health and Safety Executive and the Minimum Wage regulations by HMRC and you need to keep records to show compliance with the regulations.

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