Pump Court Chambers

Gross Misconduct Dismissals

Webinar Archive 29th June 2021

In Gross Misconduct Dismissals Richard Wayman will look at the main challenges employers face when dismissing for gross misconduct and provide practical guidance as well as reviewing recent case law in this area.


Topics include:
• What is a reasonable investigation?
• Procedural fairness in practice
• Framing the charge – the importance of precision
• Applying the band of reasonable responses
• Long service and clean record – how far do they take you?
• Reasonableness and alternatives to dismissal


What you’ll learn:
This webinar is aimed at HR professionals and junior employment solicitors and aims to give insight into the way in which employment tribunals approach conduct dismissals and how respondents can avoid common pitfalls in dismissing for misconduct and defending claims for unfair dismissal.

For a copy of the notes which accompany the webinar please click here.

If you have any queries in relation to this webinar, please  don’t hesitate to contact our clerking team.

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