A firm’s equality and diversity training has been dismissed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal as stale and ineffective against preventing harassment. The case involved Allay (UK) Ltd and Mr S Gehlen, who was of Indian origin. Mr Gehlen had been dismissed due to his performance. Following his dismissal, he complained that a work colleague had
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It can be a very worrying time if you are subject to a disciplinary or capability process which you believe is unfounded. We can advise you on your rights, what constitutes a fair process and what elements of the process can be challenged. We can also assist you with your response to your employer and help you prepare for any internal hearings or meetings.
If the process does not go in your favour and you wish to challenge the outcome, we can assist you with any appeal process and potentially negotiate an amicable exit should you believe it is no longer tenable to remain in your role. If necessary, we can also advise you on potential claims arising from the process such as unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal and discrimination.
If you are currently subject to capability or disciplinary proceedings at work, it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible to protect your position. You can contact our employment team for a free 30-minute consultation to discuss your matter and you can then decide whether you require our assistance throughout the matter or perhaps on an ad-hoc basis.
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