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No. The employee's consent must be obtained in writing prior to the letter being sent to the doctor and the employee given the opportunity of seeing the report before it is sent to the Company.
Can dismiss but only by following the capability procedure and by ensuring that medical opinion is obtained at every stage.
No. Fathers, or the person with parenting responsibilities (which could be a same sex partner) who have had 26 weeks continuous service are entitled to 2 weeks paid paternity leave. They may also be entitled to Additional Paternity Leave of up to 26 weeks. Depending on their Terms and Conditions, the pay may be at the statutory rate.
Yes, Park City can offer ad-hoc project work either to existing or prospective clients. We would meet with you to understand your requirements and provide a detailed proposal which we would subsequently present and agree a course of action.
Annual holiday is strictly pro-rata, bank holidays can either be paid if it is a normal working day or pro-rata as for annual leave.
Talk them through disciplinary procedure, from written advice of meeting, right to be accompanied, process of meeting, adjournment if necessary, decision of what level of warning to issue and follow up letter with right to appeal.
Talk them through process of whether it is a genuine redundancy situation, the consultation period and purpose, selection criteria and its importance, calculation of redundancy payments and final confirmation of decision and follow up letter.
Yes, since September 2000 it has been the right of the employee to be accompanied at a hearing or appeal by a fellow employee or union representative.
No, however, they may forfeit part of the notice pay.
The employees Terms and Conditions should be checked and/or the situation fully investigated. If the reason is found to be genuine then it would be appropriate to normally make payment.
The need to no longer maintain a particular job or a significant reduction /diminished requirement for work of a particular kind. If a number of posts of a particular kind are to be made redundant then an agreed selection criteria must be applied to ensure a fair selection process.