Greater Glasgow Health Board v Megan Lamont Appeal No. UKEATS/0019/12/BI

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Fixed-term contracts; Redundancy

The appellant health board appealed against a decision that the respondent employee had been dismissed by reason of redundancy and was entitled to a redundancy payment. The respondent was employed by the appellant to cover for another employee on secondment for the term of 2 years. After 3 ½ years of employment, the appellant ended the respondent‟s contract when the other employee returned to the workplace. The appellant was not forthcoming in providing redundancy for the respondent, so the latter brought proceedings before the Employment Tribunal and was successful. At the hearing the employer claimed that the employee should not be entitled to redundancy as this was not the

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.

Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe

24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues

Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law

Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 03/08/2012

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.