Legal advice for unfair dismissal
If you have been unfairly dismissed from your job, our team of expert unfair dismissal solicitors may be able to help you claim compensation.
Your employer must have a good reason for dismissing you and has to show that the reason is genuine and justified. There are five potentially fair reasons for dismissing an employee:
- Your conduct
- Your capability
- A statutory restriction
- Another substantial reason
Unfair Dismissal Rights
If you have been dismissed, you have a right to a written statement explaining why and whatever the reason, your employer has to act fairly in the dismissal procedure. If they don’t, the dismissal may be automatically unfair.
If your employer won’t give you the reason for your dismissal, or if you dispute the reason given, you can make a complaint either through your company’s grievance procedure or to an employment tribunal. You normally need at least two year’s service before you can claim unfair dismissal.
How Nelsons can help
We have a team of expert employment lawyers who specialise in representing employees in unfair dismissal claims and are happy to discuss your situation.
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