Thornhill v London Borough of Camden [2019]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Dismissal Procedure; Investigations

This case involved a Claimant who was employed as the street lighting and draining manager of a council for 37 years.   The issue leading to his dismissal was irregularities that had taken place in a tendering process.  The Claimant had had interactions with one of the bidding companies (who happened to be the winning company). These interactions related to seeing pricing documents from the current provider as well as assisting an employee of that tendering company to receive rugby tickets. Within the process, the Claimant had asked at the time to be removed from the process as his son was hospitalised at the time. He was told that he could not be excused as he was the only

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This article is correct at 23/09/2019

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