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

Background:

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

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.

Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe

24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues

Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law

Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 10/05/2023
Disclaimer:

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Jason Elliott BL
Barrister

The main content of this article was provided by Jason Elliott BL. Email jasondelliott@outlook.com

View all articles by Jason Elliott BL