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Suspending employees: avoiding a knee-jerk reaction

When potential employee misconduct comes to light, and an employer needs to find out what happened, it may decide to suspend one or more employees while it carries out an investigation.

In the article below, which first appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of PLC Magazine, we look at the most common reasons for suspension and the legal principles and risks which employers should be aware of when suspending an employee.