Solomon v University of Hertfordshire and Paul Hammond [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Costs; Procedural Unfairness; Unfair Dismissal

The claimant, who was employed as an internal auditor for more than four years by the respondent was dismissed by reason of an irretrievable breakdown of trust and working relationship.  This arose as a result of the claimant seeking flexible working arrangements which were regarded as having an operational impact on the business as a whole.  During the claimant’s employment, she had stated her inability to trust her line manager, Mr Hammond, due to the issues with the flexible working arrangements.

On foot of the decision to dismiss, the claimant brought a series of complaints to the Employment Tribunal including unfair dismissal, unlawful discrimination, harassment and

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This article is correct at 15/11/2019

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