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Can you dismiss an employee without any prior warning for serious misconduct?

Most employers and HR professionals will generally follow a rule that in order to dismiss an employee without prior warning, the conduct of the employee will need to constitute gross misconduct. However, in the latest Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case Quintiles Commercial UK Ltd (QCUK) v Barongo, the EAT decided the tribunal was too quick… Read more »