Misconduct at Work

Misconduct in the workplace is the stuff employees do ‘wrong’ that can lead to disciplinary proceedings. Here, we cover those questions you might have about misconduct in the workplace. What is misconduct at work? What is gross misconduct? Who brings a claim for misconduct at work? All of your employment law queries and more! If we have not covered your misconduct questions in this section, do please make contact with one of our specialist employment law solicitors. You can email us at info@qlaw.co.uk or call us on 03300 020 365!

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Misconduct at Work FAQs

Examples of gross misconduct at work include:- 

  • Insubordination 
  • Disobedience 
  • Theft 
  • Fraud and dishonesty 
  • Gambling 
  • Assault, violence, and abuse 
  • Habitual absence and time keeping 
  • Bribery 

Matters of gross misconduct will usually allow your employer to dismiss you immediately, and without payment. It assumes of course that they prove that the allegations against you are true. 

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