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Croft Vets ltd & Ors v Butcher [2013] UKEAT 0430_12_210

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UKEAT 0430_12_210
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Constructive dismissal; Depression; Disability discrimination; Employers' powers and ; duties; Medical treatment; Occupational stress; Reasonable adjustments; Unfair Dismissal

Croft Pets Ltd employed Mrs Butcher as a finance and reception manager increasing her responsibility as they opened new practices and a veterinary hospital. Croft Pets Ltd raised concerns 20 about Mrs Butcher’s performance shortly before she went off work suffering from depression. Croft Pets Ltd referred Mrs Butcher to a private consultant, Dr Parry, who reported that she was suffering from a severe depressive episode as a result of work-related stress and stated that there was no guarantee that Mrs Butcher could return to work, rating her chances as 50/50. He recommended a course of

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This article is correct at 11/10/2013
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