A‘no-fault dismissal’ is a method of dismissing an employee by giving of reasonable notice but without following any procedures. It’s a method that Sir Alan Sugar would be familiar with in The Apprentice when he simply states, “You’re fired”. The two main legal remedies open to an employee who is dismissed are to either bring a claim to the Employment Appeals Tribunal under the Unfair Dismissal Acts, or to seek a High Court injunction preventing the dismissal from taking effect until the hearing of the breach of contract claim.
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