Cumbria County Council & Anor v Bates [2013] UKEAT 0398/11/1308

  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0398/11/1308
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Pensions
Issues covered: Compensation

The claimant was a teacher at Dowdales School from 1 September 1999 until he was dismissed for misconduct on 24 April 2009. His contract of employment was with Cumbria County Council; however the day to day running of the school was undertaken by the Governing Body of Dowdales School. The Claimant subsequently brought proceedings against the Respondent. It was held that the dismissal was unfair. However the Employment Tribunal also concluded that the Claimant had contributed to his dismissal, reducing his compensation by 15% to reflect his blameworthiness. After dismissal the Claimant was

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This article is correct at 23/08/2013
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