Bucknor v Bidvest Noonan (UK) Ltd [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Employment Tribunal (ET)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discrimination
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Sex Discrimination


The claimant was employed as a security guard from 2016The contract of employment expressly had a flexibility clause citing the needs of the businessThe claimant has a young daughter and this is relevant to these proceedings considering there was a difficulty custody battle and at the end of that the claimant had full custody of his daughter.  

The issue arising related to the claimant’s availability for work and his flexibilityThe Tribunal outlined a series of months were no or a very limited number of shifts.  There were other months in which the claimant had to be chased for his availabilityThe claimant stated in June

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This article is correct at 17/01/2024

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