Yes, according to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in a recent important judgment. In King v Sash Windows, the CJEU heard that Mr King was believed to be self-employed, and his 'employer' therefore did not give him paid...
With the introduction of the ACAS Code of Practice, employers are no longer strictly required to follow a routine three step procedure when contemplating disciplining or dismissing an employee. Nevertheless the ACAS Code of Practice provides clear guidance that a reasonable procedure must be followed when considering disciplinary action against an employee. For advice on disciplinary procedures contact our employment law expert on 0203 816 9302.
Stephensons specialist employment solicitors recognise that dealing with disciplinary issues can be fraught particularly when they are connected with issues of a complicated or sensitive nature. Furthermore we also recognise that dealing with such issues can be stressful and time consuming.
Stephensons can offer you a full range of services, tailored to suit the needs of your business. Whether you require documentation drafting or simply require reassurance that the steps you are taking are legally compliant, our employment solicitors will be able to assist. Our advice will be focused on your business and aim to avoid liability for any timely and costly Employment Tribunal claims.