Watson v Hemingway Design Ltd & Others [2019]

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

The claimant was employed by the first respondent, a furniture design company, as a product administrator. The second respondent was the director of the company, who had a disability discrimination claim brought against him personally and the third respondent was an insurance company who had a contract to provide insurance covering liability to pay compensation in respect of the claims. 

The claimant, after a series of disputes with management, resigned from his position and claimed constructive dismissal.  However, the basis of this action was not on the issues of unfair dismissal or the disability discrimination claim brought but whether the third respondent (the insurance

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This article is correct at 06/01/2020

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