McMullan v North Coast Worldchoice Ltd [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    NIIT 451/21
  • Legal Body
    NI Industrial/Employment Tribunal (NIIET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Statutory Dismissal Procedures; Coronavirus


The claimant was employed as a Travel Consultant from October 2017 until termination in September 2020.    There was never any written statement of particulars.  As a result of the pandemic, the claimant was placed on furlough leave.  On 1st September 2020, the director of the respondent company telephoned the claimant informing her that she was being made redundant.  The claimant was given three weeks’ notice. There was no written communication of the dismissal, no proposals for redundancy selection or invitation to a meeting.  The other Travel Consultant was retained by the respondent.

The claimant did receive a redundancy payment of £1030.50

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This article is correct at 10/05/2023

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