Smith v Tesco Stores Limited [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 11
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Personal Litigant; Vexatious


The claimant worked as a customer assistant for the respondent from 2008 until 2018.  The claimant asserted that he was dismissed when he was shopping in the store and had an altercation with a store manager resulting in the claimant being arrested by the police.   The claimant commenced his claim for unfair dismissal, race discrimination, disability discrimination and other related claims.  The Tribunal outlined that some complaints were clear whereas others were not. 

The difficulties arose during the preliminary hearings when the claimant sought to add a range of further allegations.  The Judge had requested that the respondent assist as well as

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This article is correct at 22/02/2023

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