Partridge v University of Northampton [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline, Grievance and Dispute Resolution
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Disciplinary Procedures; Right of Accompaniment

The claimant was employed as a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management by the respondent University from 23rd September 2013 until her dismissal on 13th June 2019.  The issue arose out of the work being undertaken by the claimant and whether it complied with the terms of her contract.   The contract outlined that she was to provide high quality management of modules, including pastoral and academic advice to students.  The Code of Conduct also stated that employees should be seen to be exhibiting the highest standards of conduct and behaviour to avoid bringing the University into disrepute. 

There were three sets of disciplinary proceedings.  The first in

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This article is correct at 08/02/2021

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