Adegobola v Marks & Spencer Plc [2013]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    Civ 1808
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: previous warnings

The appellant worked in the Wimbledon store. She had received a final written warning prior to her dismissal for an issue involving another member of staff but had failed to appeal in time under the employer's procedures and they declined to hear the appeal at that time. She was later dismissed for an unrelated matter where her sister-in-law was seeking to reclaim VAT on items purchased with the appellant's store discount card.

This incident arose at a time when the employer was investigating a second matter of an argument with a manager during which she raised her voice and displayed aggressive behaviour. The tribunal declined to look at the basis for the original final written warning and

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This article is correct at 31/01/2014

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