Chemcem Scotland Ltd v Ure Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality
The claimant worked for a company, Blue Ridge Equestrian Ltd, which was owned by her father. Blue Ridge stopped trading and all of their employees, including the claimant, were transferred to the respondent, Chemcem Scotland. The claimant’s father had a majority shareholding in the respondent company. As part of the transfer, the respondent inherited responsibility for the claimant and any claims which arose from her period of employment with Blue Ridge.
In September 2016, the claimant went on maternity leave and was paid SMP by the respondent. The claimant was in touch with her father regularly throughout the maternity leave. However, the relationship had
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