Labour & European Law Review
16 July 2014
Following the publication of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill last month, the government has now issued a series of individual fact-sheets explaining the changes being introduced by the Bill.
When deciding claims of unfair dismissal on grounds of misconduct, tribunals have to consider whether the employer believed the employee was guilty; whether they had reasonable grounds for that belief; and whether they carried out a reasonable investigation.
When claiming indirect discrimination, workers have to show that their employer applied a provision, criterion or practice that put them at a particular disadvantage.