Jackson v The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust 
Decision NumberEAT 102
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Redundancy
The claimant began work for the respondent in 2010 as an acute care research nurse. In 2013 she moved to a specialist role as a senior haematology research nurse. In 2018 there was a review of the research and development directorate for the purpose of cost savings. This meant that the posts would become more generalised and those at Band 6 (the claimant’s band) would be ‘senior research practitioners’. There would be fewer staff at Band 6 and as a result existing staff were invited to apply for those posts. If unsuccessful, they would be slotted into the Band 5 ‘research practitioners’ post.
The claimant was unsuccessful for one of the Band 6
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