SPS Technologies Ltd v Chughtai [2012] UKEAT/0204/12/SM

Posted in: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered:

The EAT allowed an appeal of the employer, SPS Technologies Ltd, and held that the dismissal of an employee who had admitted the falsification of test results had been a reasonable response. Accordingly, the employee had not been unfairly dismissed. The employee worked as a laboratory controller and his principal task was to ensure that the results of various tests conducted on a variety of aircraft parts had been manufactured to the appropriate standard. A whistleblower reported to the employer that the employee had falsified records, effectively

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This article is correct at 14/12/2012
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