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Long-term Sickness: What Can Employers Do?

Last updated Jun 22 2023 | Employment Law

by Leonardo Bosco

by Leonardo Bosco

Trainee Solicitor

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Why do employers not dismiss employees on long-term sickness?

At Britton and Time, we represent many employers in a wide range of legal matters. Whilst some would like to simply dismiss employees on long-term sickness, many are cautious of the consequences that would follow.

Moreover, many of our employer clients believe that the Employment Tribunal fail to consider the genuine needs of a business. Consequently, their verdict seems to always go in favour of the employee.

However, dismissing an employee on long-term sickness is still possible as long as you have an adequate reason.

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