• Delivered by our employment law specialists in partnership with Mid Kent CIPD, this hour-long webinar provides guidance for managers and HR professionals to understand appropriate process when using ‘some other substantial reason’ (SOSR) and when it might be a fair reason for dismissal.

    The speakers also cover the correct process and procedure to follow and address the possible risks and issues that might arise.

    Webinar content

    • When a fair reason for dismissal might be deemed SOSR
    • Real-life examples
    • Guidance on the correct legal process to follow
    • Relevant factors when considering SOSR
    • Legal risks and pitfalls to be aware of when using SOSR

    Who should watch?

    HR professionals, senior staff and managers who may be required to consider and deal with disciplinary hearings and/or appeals.

    Key benefits

    This webinar provides valuable guidance for anybody already involved in disciplining employees, and also those looking for a general refresher around SOSR.

    View on-demand – how to watch

    Play the video below to watch the full recording of the webinar.

    The content of  ‘Mid Kent CIPD in association with Brachers: Demystifying SOSR’ is for guidance purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Information correct at time of recording on 8 July 2021.

    Presentation slides

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    Webinar speakers

    Abigail Brightwell, Associate – Employment

    Abigail provides HR and employment law advice for a wide variety of clients, ranging from NHS Trusts and large companies to individual employees.

    She advises on a broad range of day-to-day workplace issues, both contentious and non-contentious, and is regularly called upon to give advice on settlement agreements. She also provides training for employers, focussing on providing practical guidance for businesses.

    Louise Brenlund, Senior Associate – Employment

    Louise qualified as a Solicitor in 2005 and joined Brachers in 2010. She has worked with specialist sectors including agriculture, construction, manufacturing, education and healthcare.

    Louise advises on all aspects of employment law, mainly acting for employers but also taking on complex, high-value employee claims work. she also regularly provides external training

    This content is correct at time of publication

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    Take a look at our Employment & HR page for useful information, resources, guidance, details of our team and how we may be able to help you

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