Cullen v Lennon t/a Lukas Blooms [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 7102/19
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Unfair Dismissal; Time Limits

The claimant commenced work with the respondent florist in November 2014.  She worked sporadic hours at first as she was still at school, which included more hours at busy times, such as Christmas.   At the end of her employment, she was earning £8.00 p/h and this was paid either by cash or bank transfer.   There were never any deductions made in relation to tax or national insurance with HMRC having no record of this employment.   The respondent stated that she was seeking to regularise matters but had problems with her accountants.   Indeed, the Tribunal noted that there were no pay slips ever given to the claimant.

The claimant had an interest

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This article is correct at 14/04/2020

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