Stuart v London City Airport Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 973

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 973
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered:

Mr Stuart was employed by London City Airport as a ramp operator. During a break he was suspected of taking some items from the duty free. The police were called and he was apprehended in the shop next door whilst talking to a colleague with the items which he had not paid for. After a hearing and appeal Mr Stuart was dismissed. He claimed Unfair Dismissal, denying the misconduct and alleging that the Airport had failed to carry out a proper investigation. The Employment Tribunal dismissed his claim.

The EAT found this decision to be perverse stating that the Airport in its investigation had

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This article is correct at 16/08/2013
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