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The documents in this section can be used for processes that may ultimately end with a dismissal for some other substantial reason. These include: 

- An employee being sentenced to a custodial sentence 

- An employee losing their driving licence where driving is essential to their role 

- A forced change to terms (fire and re-hire) where exceptional circumstances make this a last resort

- The end of an apprenticeship 

- Following a request by a third party that cannot be resolved in any other way

Letter to employee to invite to formal meeting regarding employee's custodial sentence

Letter to employee to invite to formal meeting regarding employee's custodial sentence

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This letter should be used where an employee has received a lengthy custodial sentence following conviction of a criminal offence outside of their employment.

Dismissals for Some Other Substantial Reason should only be considered as a last resort and only after all other alternatives to dismissal have been explored.

 

Letter to employee to invite to discuss custodial sentence

Letter to employee to invite to discuss custodial sentence

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This letter should be used where an employee has received a lengthy custodial sentence following conviction of a criminal offence outside of their employment.

Dismissals for Some Other Substantial Reason should only be considered as a last resort and only after all other alternatives to dismissal have been explored.

Letter confirming some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal following third party request for removal

Letter confirming some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal following third party request for removal

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This document is to be used by an organisation when confirming a dismissal for some other substantial reason (SOSR) following a request for removal from a third party.

Letter confirming some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal for refusal to vary terms and conditions and offer of re-engagement

Letter confirming some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal for refusal to vary terms and conditions and offer of re-engagement

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This document is to be used by organisations to confirm a dismissal for some other substantial reason (SOSR) and an offer of re-engagement when an employee has failed to agree to a change to the terms and conditions of their contract.

Letter confirming some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal on conclusion of apprenticeship

Letter confirming some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal on conclusion of apprenticeship

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This document is to be used by organisations to confirm to an employee that a termination for some other substantial reason (SOSR) has occurred due to the conclusion of an apprenticeship.

Letter confirming the outcome of an appeal against a some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal

Letter confirming the outcome of an appeal against a some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal

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This document is to be used by organisations to inform an employee of the result of their appeal against a dismissal for some other substantial reason (SOSR).

Letter inviting employee to meeting to discuss some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal and re-engagement on varied terms and conditions

Letter inviting employee to meeting to discuss some other substantial reason (SOSR) dismissal and re-engagement on varied terms and conditions

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This document is to be used by an organisation to invite an employee to a meeting to discuss the intention to dismiss them for some other substantial reason (SOSR) and look to re-engage them on new terms and conditions.

Letter confirming SOSR dismissal as employee is disqualified from working with children

Letter confirming SOSR dismissal as employee is disqualified from working with children

This letter confirms that the employment of an individual is to be terminated as they have been disqualified from working with children. It also confirms that a meeting was held to discuss the situation and that alternative roles were considered, as well as providing the employee with the right to appeal.

Letter inviting an employee to a meeting due to them being disqualified from working with children

Letter inviting an employee to a meeting due to them being disqualified from working with children

This letter informs an employee that the organisation is aware that they have been disqualified from working with children and invites them to a meeting to discuss this further. It also warns them of the potential for their employment to be terminated on the grounds of 'some other substantial reason'.