Docherty and Anor v SW Global resourcing Ltd  CSIH 72Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceCSIH 72
Legal BodyCourt of Session (Scotland)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
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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