A claim for unfair or wrongful dismissal, or unlawful discrimination, is worrying and time-consuming, and can be costly to your business. There is the morale of your staff to think about, and your reputation – with customers and suppliers – may be at stake.
Here are seven examples of common reasons you might consider dismissing an employee, and an assessment of your likely position in each case.
However, each case depends upon its own facts, and these are no substitute for specific advice, tailored to your particular circumstances, so always take advice before dismissing an employee.
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