Leathem-Flynn v HMRC [2024]

  • Decision Number
    NIIT 2605/23
  • Legal Body
    Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal


The claimant was employed as a Tax Credit Officer from January 2019.  The issue was whether the claimant was dismissed from his employment or if he had terminated his own employment.  In August 2022 a complaint was made by a member of the public regarding the claimant’s conduct.   The decision at that point was to have an investigation and an informal conversation would be had with the claimant.

At the same time as the investigation, the claimant made an allegation that he was subject to a sexual assault and a complaint was also made about the failure to progress the investigation.  On 16th September the claimant phoned Mr Doherty, a Front Line Manager,

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This article is correct at 05/04/2024

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