This describes how employees are protected under the unfairs dismissals legislation: who is covered, who is excluded and how to make a claim for unfair dismissal.
If you leave your employment because of your employer's behaviour you may be able to claim constructive dismissal
Fair grounds for dismissal
In most cases a dismissal is presumed to be unfair unless the employer can show that there were fair grounds for the dismissal
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