Whyley v Gypsumtools Ltd [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    Case No: 2601632/2021
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal


The claimant commenced employment as a Stores Assistant/Taping Tool Repair Technician in April 2018 and was dismissed on 31st March 2021The respondent argued that they had a fair reason, namely some other substantial reason, due to the adverse impact on the business as a result of a video which appeared on Social Media 

Joe Cooper from the respondent carried out an unsolicited search of the claimant’s name on the internet and it brought up a video and photograph noted as ‘The Hunted One’.   The video shows the claimant being approached while in his car where he is questioned about his intentionsThe questioning relating to the

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This article is correct at 07/12/2023

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