Mrs F Rizvi v Capital Care Services (UK) Ltd [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures), Policies and Procedures
Issues covered: Protected Disclosure Detriments; Automatic Unfair Dismissal; Injury to Feelings; Lack of Fair Procedures

The claimant, Mrs Faiza Rizvi, worked as chief executive officer for a medical staffing company that supplied clinical staff to the NHS. Mrs Rizvi raised concerns that both CCS and its parent company, Positive Healthcare, were “deliberately taking large sums of money out of the company” and that this was being done in breach of the shareholders agreement and to avoid tax being paid to HMRC.

The claimant subsequently attended a board meeting at which the members accused her of fraud, ordered her to resign, threatened to report her to newspapers, blocked access to her company email account, disconnected her mobile and threatened to dismiss her.

“The company considers you to be, amongst other

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This article is correct at 20/02/2019

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