Bangura v Southern Cross Healthcare Group Plc & Anor [2013] UKEAT 0432_12_1203

Posted in: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0432_12_1203
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE)
Issues covered: TUPE; Unfair Dismissal; employment transfers; transfer of disciplinary appeals

The claimant worked for the first respondents, the Southern Cross group of care homes; however she was summarily dismissed 6 weeks before the group went into administration. At this time the claimant had an appeal against the dismissal by her employers, on the grounds of Unfair Dismissal and racial discrimination which had not yet been determined. Due to administration, the Four Seasons (the second respondents) took over the home. The claimant then made an application for the second respondents to be joint as additional respondents to her Employment Tribunal proceedings.

It was held however

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This article is correct at 17/05/2013
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