Category Archives: Employee relations

Blog: Gross Misconduct – two perspectives (part 2)

In part 1 of our blog, Tamsin James looked at Gross Misconduct from the perspective of the employee.  Here in part 2, Luke Menzies responds from the employer’s viewpoint and provides useful guidance on how to avoid a costly unfair dismissal claim. Luke Menzies: Gross misconduct from an employer’s perspective Rather like a Supreme Court judge, I…
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Blog: Gross Misconduct – two perspectives (part 1)

As a ‘niche’ employment law firm, Menzies Law has seen enough gross misconduct cases to know that matters are not always clear-cut.  With a team of lawyers who represent employers and employee clients (but never from the same place, of course!) we have also seen gross misconduct from both sides. Our experience has shown that…
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Blog: Beware the delay!

Once again the world of professional cycling has given me a thought for a blog. This time it is the Chris Froome situation. As an update, on Stage 18 of the Vuelta a Espana (Tour of Spain) in September 2017 he gave an “adverse analytical finding” – essentially his urine test showed double the permitted…
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