You have to give them a reasonable amount of time to come to a meeting and calling at 930pm and asking them attend the following day is not appropriate.
You have to give them reasonable time and also the right to have a their party with them as a support person.
If you are relying on the surveillance material to make your decision you cannot proceed with the termination, you cannot terminate them.
If you terminate you need to have a case because they can file fro unfair dismissal and if you cannot back up your reasons you will have to pay compensation.
Any information you have received that will assist you you can use. He is an employee and it you deal with a logistics company and they have freely given you the information you can use it.
But if you need the footage and you do not have it you simply advise that due to the lack of evidence you are withdrawing the allegations.
This is all you have to say. You do not have to be any clearer than that.
You also have a right to change processes for all so that this does not happen again.
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