Can you be sacked on probation for no reason?

Can you be sacked on probation for no reason?

If you’re on probation Being on probation doesn’t give you any specific legal rights. You can be dismissed with 1 week’s notice while you’re on probation – or longer if your contract says you’re entitled to more notice. Check your contract to see what it says about your probation period and when you can be dismissed.

Can a company fire you during probation?

In the event the employer is not satisfied with the performance of an employee on probation, the employer is free to terminate the services of the employee before the completion of probation period subject to the notice period, if any, prescribed in the employment letter or company’s policy.

How to safely dismiss someone on a probationary period?

With so many new appointments now being subject to the successful completion of a probationary period and so many questions coming into the First Practice Management advice line asking how to safely dismiss someone on a probationary period I felt that some guidance on probationary periods would be helpful.

What happens at the end of a probationary period?

Any support such as further training that will be provided during the extension. That if the employee does not meet fully the required standards, by the end of the extended period of probation, his/her employment will be terminated. It is not advisable to make extending probationary periods the norm.

What happens to your job if you are on probation?

The employer decides on the length of the probation period. It can range from a few weeks to a few months at the start of employment. While on probation, employees continue to receive the same entitlements as someone who isn’t in a probation period. If hired on a full-time or part-time basis, an employee on probation is entitled to:

Do you get sick leave while on probation?

Employees on probation are permitted to receive the same minimum entitlements as those who are not on probation. This includes entitlements like wages and notice. Employees will also accrue annual leave and sick leave during this period because probation periods are normal periods of employment.

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