Butcher v Surrey County Council [2020]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UKEAT/0022/19/LA
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Constructive Dismissal; Resignation

The claimant worked for the respondent authority as the Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board Member.  In this position she line managed another employee, known in the judgment as ‘Employee A’.   The claimant had a difficult relationship with Employee A with a meeting held in April 2017 to try and resolve the difficulties, but it was not successful.  The claimant went on a period of sick leave shortly after this meeting and emailed stating that she did not think that Employee A felt any need to change their behaviour.   On her return to work in the middle of April 2017 she handed in her written three months’ notice citing the difficulties as the reason for her

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This article is correct at 30/03/2020
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