Although it’s a position that no employer would like to find themselves in, it is crucial that they know how to dismiss an employee correctly and fairly. Failure to do so can result in unfair dismissal claims, and expensive tribunal cases.
It is an employee’s right to not be unfairly dismissed, so all employers must have an understanding of what is considered as ‘fair’ if they are to dismiss an employee. Additionally, employers need to know their dismissal procedure and follow it to a tee.
You can download this short guide on how to dismiss someone legally, which covers areas of dismissal such as what is considered ‘fair’ and unfair’ and how to follow a dismissal procedure.