Charity for people with learning disabilities

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We have provided in-depth assistance to a leading national provider of learning, support and care for children and adults with learning disabilities, at more than 120 services across the UK.

We provide HR advice, advise on Tribunal Claims and recently, an Employment Appeal Tribunal claim. Work has included advice relating to:

  • Many long term sickness/capability cases, advising on return to work and capability dismissals as well as disability discrimination issues;
    Recruitment of a disabled job candidate and reasonable adjustments in respect of their work;
    Advice on disciplinary process in respect of allegations of gross misconduct relating to a support worker;
  • Training to senior managers and heads of service on Employment Tribunal trends and learning points for the organisation;
    Mock Employment Tribunal training;
    Advice on TUPE transfers and outsourcing of care services;
    Advising on legal issues relating to ‘zero hours’ workers;
    Full conduct of and successful defence of an employment Tribunal claim brought by an ex-employee alleged to have inappropriately behaved towards a vulnerable young adult with severe learning disabilities. His claim was for race discrimination and unfair dismissal. business immigration advice on work permits/sponsorship licence.