11 February 2018 Written by Owen White Catlin Solicitors
An employment tribunal has ruled that a Poundland employee was unfairly dismissed after giving away over £300 worth of products to customers.
The employee, Mr Zia, joined the company in June 2013 and worked his way up to assistant manager of the Southall store.
As a senior member of the shop team, Mr Zia had the authority to give away free items to smooth over complaints and to encourage customers to spend more money.
Mr Zia gave away more than £300 worth of products over a five-month period. His manager gave away only one pound’s worth of stock, and…
30 January 2018 Written by Owen White Catlin Solicitors
One of Britain’s leading judges has called for living wills to be made compulsory to prevent disputes about the kind of medical treatment offered to patients who are unconscious or unable to make their feelings known.