Hiddleston v Highland Country Buses Ltd Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Tribunal (ET)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Health and Safety
The claimant was employed as a shift mechanic for the respondent from 9th March 2020. He was initially based in Inverness but on 8th July 2020 the claimant was sent to join another colleague at the Kirkwall deport on the island of Orkney. When he arrived, he was not given any induction nor was he told who the safety representative was for the depot. He was given a hotel room to reside in. On 15th July he was asked to repair a number of buses, one of which had a broken gearbox. This was something that had been fairly common, and the claimant (and his colleague) felt it was due to the wrong type of
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