Mrs M Warrington v Lloyd’s Pharmacy Limited [2018]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Implied Term of Trust and Confidence; Employment Relationship Undermined

This case concerned a claim for constructive dismissal and whether the grounds relied upon by the claimant, separately or cumulatively, amounted to a breach of the implied term of trust and confidence.

The claimant was employed by the respondent as a pharmacy dispenser at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge. Her line manager was compelled to speak to her on various occasions about her conduct, commenting that she did a lot of idling and a lot of chatting, but apart from this she had no formal disciplinary record. The claimant brought a claim for constructive dismissal, relying on nine grounds, namely:

1. Following pre-planned surgery her line manager, Mrs Ahmed, conducted a sickness

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This article is correct at 21/06/2018

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