Radio 4 is running the story of an unfair dismissal case as part of its Untold Story series. Due to be broadcast at 11am on Monday 6th November. The opening story features care home employee, Rachel Burns as she prepares for an Employment Tribunal.
A summary dismissal is when an employer dismisses an employee without notice or without payment in lieu of notice usually for an act of gross misconduct.
Statutory rights are the basic rights that almost all workers and employees are entitled to. There are some exceptions, but generally, all employers must abide by them and they give the worker legal entitlement. The statutory rights are as follows: the right to be paid the minimum wage or the national living wage (if over … Read more