K v L Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
The claimant was a teacher and had been employed by the respondent for 20 years. He had an unblemished record in that employment. On 30th December 2016 the Police entered his property (where he lived with his son) whereupon they seized his computers. Three computers were taken, and one was found to have data that was of interest to the Police. The data in question related to intelligence that there were indecent images of a child/children that had been downloaded.
Shortly after the ‘raid’ the claimant was due to return to this teaching duties. He did not appear, and enquiries were made. He met with the head teacher and advised that there was a
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