Croft Vets ltd & Ors v Butcher  UKEAT 0430_12_210Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUKEAT 0430_12_210
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair 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 treatment and that Croft Pets Ltd pay for this, which they did not. In November 2010 Mrs Butcher brought a
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