Unfair dismissal

Unfair dismissal

One of the most common reasons that an employment dispute is brought to tribunal is due to being unfairly dismissed. This means that your employer has not provided a fair reason to dismiss you.

To be fair, the dismissal must be for one the following reasons:

  • Conduct
  • Capability
  • Redundancy
  • Statutory restriction
  • Some other substantial reason

In addition to the reason being fair, the employer must carry out a fair and thorough process and consider alternatives to dismissal such as warnings, training or a demotion. In most situations, an employer should follow the Code of Practice provided by the Advisory, Conciliatory and Arbitration Service (ACAS). If the Code of Practice is not followed, this could result in an uplift to an employees compensation if the claim is successful.

Constructive dismissal

If you feel as if you have been forced to resign, be it from an uncomfortable or insecure work environment or down to unreasonable treatment from your employer, you may have a claim for constructive dismissal.

Consultation

If you believe you have been unfairly dismissed or made redundant then speak to us at Tayntons. Our Gloucester solicitors have extensive experience in this area and are able to assist you on your whether you have a case and what your next steps are. We offer employment tribunal representation also. Why not book a 45-minute initial consultation at £75.00 plus VAT (£90.00) with our employment specialist team today?

    • first class, straightforward, clear advice
    • Used Tayntons for an employment issue (settlement agreement). Must admit I’d been dreading it, having not used a lawyer previously. I received first class, straightforward, clear advice and documentation from Tayntons which meant that what could have been an awkward and acrimonious time was handled smoothly and effectively, I would recommend this company unreservedly. – Mr B

    • Very efficient service
    • I was provided with excellent, structured advice in a recent employment law case I was involved in. The advice provided was delivered with clarity and promptly which was important for me to arrive at a swift conclusion. A very efficient service that achieved the right result for me, highly recommended to anyone. – Mr Dillon

    • Stress free, professional, legal advice
    • I would like to thank you personally for all of the work you put in on my behalf in my case.

      I found it made what was a potentially difficult and emotional situation as easy as it could have been, you removed all of the stress and were very sensitive to my situation.

      I could not have expected a better service and I thank you for that, I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending you and Tayntons on a personal or professional level. – Mr S

    • Impressive service
    • Thank you for all your help over the last couple of months. I have been most impressed with you and the service. – Mr W, Gloucester

    • Lucy was fantastic!
    • Lucy was fantastic – she was so efficient and knowledgeable and really put me at ease throughout the case. I recommended her to many of my colleagues because she did such a fantastic job and I felt that she had my best interests at heart.

To contact us please call 0800 158 4147, 03330 145451, email info@tayntons.co.uk or use our