Lund v St Edmund's School, Canterbury [2013] UKEAT/0514/12/KN

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Statutory Dismissal Procedures; reason for dismissal; pension loss

This case relates to the statutory dismissal procedure and so will be of note in Northern Ireland where it continues to apply and to any remaining cases in the English system. The respondent school dismissed the claimant claiming that he had become unable to work with his colleagues, was affecting the morale of the school and that there had been an irreparable breakdown in the employment relationship.

The Employment Tribunal found that this dismissal had been for “some other substantial reason”, and had been both procedurally and substantively unfair. The Tribunal did not consider whether the compensation payable to Mr Lund should have been uplifted under Section 207A of the Trade Union and

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This article is correct at 07/06/2013

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