Dismissing Employees

Can an employer simply dismiss an employee who has been with them for 1 year and 51 weeks, having not acquired 2 years continuous service? Employees with less than 2 years’ continuous employment do not qualify for the right to claim unfair dismissal and therefore it is usually relatively straight forward to dismiss such employees, […]

Dealing with Employee Subject Access Requests

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) all employees have the statutory right to access any personal data that their employer holds about them and which is stored on both a computer and in any paper based filing system, i.e. an employee’s personnel file. An employee wishing to do so must make a written subject […]