R v Andrewes (Jon) Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberUKSC 24
Legal BodyUk Supreme Court (UKSC)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionRecruitment and Selection
The defendant obtained employment as the Chief Executive Officer of a Hospice in 2004. Between 2007 and 2015 he was also successful in being placed on NHS Boards. The issue arising was that the defendant had obtained these positions through false statements in relation to his experience and qualifications. He had given details of degrees which were not accurate, as well as job titles and employers which were not true either. As a result of the work on the NHS Boards criminal proceedings were brought against the defendant, namely a charge of obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception, to which the defendant pled guilty.
The issue arising in this part of the case was a
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