Jackson v The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 102
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; 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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This article is correct at 02/08/2023

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