Summary dismissal is the termination of employment for gross misconduct. This is behaviour that is so serious as to justify dismissal without notice. Proven theft, fraud, physical violence, serious negligence or serious breach of health and safety regulations, are all serious breaches which will lead to summary dismissal.
See How to survive a criminal charge, conviction or police caution at work, Personal information about criminal convictions and offences, Working or finding a job with a criminal record, The Disclosure and Barring Service, Is it fair to dismiss an employee who has been charged with a criminal offence, but not convicted?,Unfair Dismissal, Unfair Dismissal Claim Template with Guidance [Misconduct], Unfair Dismissal Claim Template [Misconduct], Unfair Dismissal Claim Checklist [Misconduct], Automatically Unfair reasons for Dismissal
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