Unfair Dismissal

Johnathon Richardson v West Midlands Trains Ltd

  Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for another case of the week. For those of you that missed our update last week, you can find that one here. Last week we looked at whether parental leave needs a formal application. This week we are looking at a case from last year where [...]

Mr M Clifton v Maximus UK Services Ltd

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week, where we look at a claim for unfair constructive dismissal. Those that missed last week's case regarding a disability and reasonable adjustments claim, can find it here. This week’s case is Mr M Clifton v Maximus UK Services Ltd. The Claimant was employed as a business [...]

Wicked Vision Ltd v Rice – Unfair Dismissal, Whistleblowing and Protected Disclosures

Welcome back to another case of the week. This week we’re looking at Unfair Dismissal, Whistleblowing and Protected Disclosures in the recent case of Wicked Vision Ltd v Rice. The Claimant was employed by the Respondent as the Head of Sales at Wicked Vision Ltd from 19 November 2017 until his dismissal on 18 February [...]

Ms Nikki Gray v Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week. Last week we looked at a case that made the national news because of an offensive word being used during a racism awareness training session that resulted in dismissal. Those that missed it can find it here. This week we're looking at a disability [...]

Carl Borg-Neal v Lloyds Banking Group PLC

Last week, we looked at an agent who was awarded over £1.5million for a whistleblower claim! For those of you that missed last week’s update, you can find it here. This week we look at a case that made the national news which asks the question; is saying the ‘N’- word during a racism awareness training [...]

SPI Spirits (UK) Limited & Yuri Shefler v Zabelin

Hello again and Happy New Year to you all; we hope you had a wonderful break. Welcome back to our case of the week and our first for 2024! We are starting off the year with a case that looks at contractual clauses limiting the financial liability of the employer on termination of employment. For [...]

Nixon v Ross Coates Solicitors and Another

Welcome all and thank you for joining us for another case of the week update. This week we'll be bringing the festive joy by looking at a 2010 case involving a Christmas party!.. And the dismissal that occurred shortly afterwards. For anyone that missed it, our last update looked at a case where an employee resigned [...]

Omar v Epping Forest District Citizens Advice

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week. We are starting off the festive season with a case involving ‘Heat of the Moment Resignations’. Last week we had our monthly newsletter for November where we looked at the new Minimum Wage Rates increasing in April 2024 and a former Man City player [...]

By |2023-12-08T08:57:17+00:00December 8th, 2023|Case of the Week - Blog, Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments

Mr S Famojuro v Boots Management Services Ltd and Mrs E Walker

Hello again and welcome back to our case of the week. This week is Anti-Bullying Week 2023 which takes place between 13th - 17th November and we’ll be looking at a recent case of a pharmacist who succeeded in his claims of harassment related to race. Last week’s case involved dismissal of an employee for failing [...]

Mrs J Williams V Newport City Council

Welcome to our case of the week update, this week's case asks the question; Is dismissing an employee for failing to attend court hearings fair? For anyone that missed last week's update, wherein an RAF Legal Officer brought a claim for victimisation, you can find that here. Now, onto our case this week! The Claimant [...]

Lighter Side of the News – Citibank Sacking Over Two Sandwich Expenses Claim!

Citibank was taken to an employment tribunal for unfair dismissal after sacking an employee for gross misconduct. The claimant was a financial analyst specialising in financial crime. He’d submitted expenses for a business trip claiming he had eaten two sandwiches, two pasta dishes and drank two coffees. When queried whether he had consumed this all [...]

By |2023-10-27T08:21:10+00:00October 27th, 2023|Gross Misconduct, Lighter Side of the News|0 Comments

Mr J Hawker v Devonport High School for Girls

Welcome back to our weekly case of the week update. This week's case asks the question: Can a dismissal for malicious and fabricated sexual assault charges be fair? For those that missed us last week, you can find our summary of an important Supreme Court holiday pay claim here. Now, we move onto this week's [...]

Matthew Riley v Direct Line Insurance Group Plc

Welcome all to our mid-September case of the week. In our last update we looked at a claim for failing to make reasonable adjustments for a prospective employee. Those that missed it can find it here. This week we look at whether an employee can agree to leave the business and bring a claim for [...]

A Hewston v Ofsted

Hello and thank you for joining our case of the week.  Our last update was our August Newsletter, where we looked at recent football controversies, changes to the law regarding tips and gratuities and the closure of a high street store that could affect hundreds of jobs. Those that missed it can find it here. [...]

By |2023-08-31T14:22:18+00:00August 31st, 2023|Case of the Week - Blog, Gross Misconduct|0 Comments