Unfair Dismissal

Lovingangels Care Ltd v B Mhindurwa

Hello and welcome back to our case of the week. Our last update looked at a COVID whistleblower that was awarded over £3 million pounds in her unfair dismissal claim!    In this week's update we are looking at a live-in carer who was made redundant during the pandemic, along with the unfair dismissal claim they [...]

By |2023-06-26T12:57:55+00:00June 26th, 2023|Case of the Week - Blog, Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments

COVID Whistleblower Awarded More than £3.19m

A whistleblower in the Isle of Man has been awarded over three million pounds in compensation following her unfair dismissal claim. Dr Rosalind Ranson was a medical director at the Department of Health and Social Care up until 2022. Prior to her dismissal she had raised concerns about how advice relating to COVID was not [...]

By |2023-06-02T11:40:09+00:00June 2nd, 2023|Case of the Week - Blog, Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments

Moving Brands Limited & Ors v Heil & Laikkoo

Hello everyone and thank you for joining us for another case of the week. Our previous case looked at a hairdresser unfairly dismissed after taking too many Mondays off after partying at the weekends! You can find out more here. This week looks at a case involving Legal Professional Privilege, what it means and how it could [...]

Thornley v Acute Barbers

Hello again everyone and welcome back to our case of the week. We hope you all had a lovely Easter break and are suitably comatose from overconsumption of chocolate eggs! Last week's case had a dive into one of the few constructive dismissal claims that succeeded (only around 1 in 5 of them do) and [...]

Meaker v Cyxtera Technology UK Limited

Hello and thank you for joining us again for your weekly case law update. In case you missed it, our newsletter for March can be found here and had features on strike action, national minimum wage rates and an employee who was described as a pain in the arse! Before we get on to the [...]

By |2023-03-17T10:41:00+00:00March 17th, 2023|Case of the Week - Blog, Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments

Leicester City Council v Chapman

Welcome back to your weekly case law update – the perfect light reading to get you through that final furlong to the weekend. If you have already booked on to our seminar then please feel free to skip the next paragraph. If you have not please ask yourself the following: Is your organisation prepared for [...]

Teixeira v Zaika Restaurant Ltd

Good morning  and welcome back to your weekly case law update. Last week we looked at unfair dismissal, specifically issues with reinstatement. This week we are looking at unfair dismissal again, however this time it is through the prism of redundancy and Polkey deductions. A Polkey deduction is when the tribunal reduces a Claimant's award [...]

Marangakis v Iceland Foods Ltd

Happy New Year  and welcome to your weekly case law update. For those of you who remember  December last year,  our final update of 2022 covered a look at the industrial strikes and also a forecast for 2023 together with a tentative feeler for seminar interest. This week we are looking at reinstatement at appeal [...]

By |2023-01-12T14:06:57+00:00January 6th, 2023|Case of the Week - Blog, Unfair Dismissal|1 Comment

Stubbs v Grafters Ltd

This week, in what has been a string of tribunal procedure case updates, we are looking at strike out applications and automatic unfair dismissal. Normally an employee would need two years’ service to bring an unfair dismissal claim. However, there are several types of dismissal that can be unfair, regardless of length of service. This [...]

St Mungo’s Community Housing Association v Finnerty

This week we are once again looking at unfair dismissal, something we most recently looked at in the case of Rentplus v Coulson and Ward v Dimensions UK. The question this week is: Is omitting an assault from a report grounds for summary dismissal? Mr Finnerty, the Claimant, was employed by St Mungo’s, the Respondent, [...]

By |2022-09-16T09:06:18+00:00September 16th, 2022|Case of the Week - Blog, Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments

Ward v Dimensions (UK) Ltd

This week we are looking at unfair dismissal, principally dismissal for gross misconduct. For a dismissal for conduct to be fair an employer must have: Reasonable belief that the employee is guilty of misconduct. Reasonable grounds to base this belief. Formed the belief following a reasonable investigation into the allegation of misconduct. The decision to [...]

Care Home Workers

We are acting for 127 care home workers who were dismissed from their jobs for failing to provide to their employers satisfactory evidence of clinical reasons for non-vaccination. We are bringing claims of unfair dismissal and indirect discrimination against the care home employers  as well as Sajid Javid personally, Ian Trenholm personally, and the DHSC [...]

Cunningham v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd

Hello and welcome to our case of the week. Last week we looked at whistleblowing and the burden of proof, this week we look at unfair dismissal and procedural unfairness in the context of a BLM quip. Facts Mrs. Cunnington worked at a Sainsbury’s store in Birmingham. One morning shift, at the height of the [...]

By |2021-07-16T09:11:26+00:00July 16th, 2021|Case of the Week - Blog, Unfair Dismissal|0 Comments