Docherty and Anor v SW Global resourcing Ltd [2013] CSIH 72

  • Case Reference
    CSIH 72
  • Legal Body
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Employment Status

This case concerns an appeal against the Employment Tribunal, which had found the appellants to be unfairly and constructively dismissed. The Appeal Tribunal had substituted this for a finding of fair dismissal, on the basis of s98 (1) (b) of the Employment Rights Act 1998. This is the decision which is appealed.

The appellants were employed by a company specialising in sub-contract work for the railway and construction industry. It suffered a serious decline in business, and to try to avoid the cost of redundancies, reduce labour costs and offer more competitive tenders, the respondents

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This article is correct at 23/08/2013

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