Graham Davis v B and M Retail Ltd [2014]

  • Case Reference
    302/14
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Gross Misconduct; Procedures

The claimant said that he had been unfairly dismissed by the respondent. The respondent denied the allegations in their entirety. In doing so, the respondent relied on gross misconduct and, in the alternative, some other substantial reason (loss of trust and confidence), as grounds for the claimant’s dismissal. The claimant was employed as a replenishment manager and it was alleged that he was involved in a theft from the store which amounted to a fundamental breach of his contractual terms which irrevocably destroyed the trust and confidence necessary to continue the employment relationship.

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This article is correct at 26/09/2014
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