The No 8 Partnership v Simmons [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 140
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Constructive Dismissal; Associative Discrimination


The claimant is a dental nurse and worked for the respondent from March 1990 until her resignation in June 2020.    The issue arose in relation to the Coronavirus pandemic.   Plans were put in place in May 2020 to re-open the practice for emergency treatment.   The claimant stated that she had ‘grave concerns’ about her commute to work and noted that she had caring responsibilities for her caring father.   As a result, the claimant requested that she be furloughed until the end of SeptemberThe respondent could not agree to this and the claimant responded stating that, in the circumstances, she would be willing to

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This article is correct at 14/11/2023

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