Royal Mail Group v Jhuti Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberUKSC 55
Legal BodyUk Supreme Court (UKSC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
This case could be regarded as a long-running saga based upon whether the employee had been dismissed as a result of protected disclosures that had been made under Section 43A of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Article 67A of the Employment Rights (NI) Order 1996).
The employee made a protected disclosure which related to a colleague breaching regulatory requirements. The reaction from her superior was one that questioned the claimants understanding of the regulations and was then set ‘unattainable goals’.
After a period of sick leave, the claimant was dismissed by another manager for poor performance. This manager who made the decision knew nothing of the history and was
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