All It Takes Is One Good Deed

All It Takes Is One Good Deed

Often disputes between departing employees and their employer result in a settlement or agreement. Some employers also wish to provide additional benefits to departing employees as a show of goodwill or to ensure the employee leaves in an amicable manner. Should these...

Time to Get Serious – Dismissal for Serious Misconduct!

We are often asked if the conduct of an employee gives rise to sufficiently serious grounds so as to amount to serious misconduct for which the employer can instantly dismiss the employee without notice. The honest answer is that the law does not prescribe a precise...

Notice of Termination – How Much is Too Much?

What happens when you want to terminate the employment of an employee, or as an employee you wish to resign but your contract of employment is silent on how much notice is required. This may seem like a silly question, and many employers still believe that the notice...

A Best Practice Guide to Terminations

Many of my clients tell me that they just want to terminate the employment of a troublesome employee and they do not want the hassle of a long drawn out process they believe is required to ensure the employee cannot bring an unfair dismissal claim. I often hear the...