Hilton Food Solutions Ltd v Wright [2024]

  • Decision Number
    EAT 28
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Parental Leave


The claimant was employed as a Supply Chain Manager from February 2019 until March 2020 when he was dismissed on the grounds of redundancy.   The claimant brought a claim citing automatic unfair dismissal on the grounds that he wished to take parental leave to look after a disabled son. 

The claimant had made informal enquiries about taking such leave but had never made a formal applicationThe respondent sought to strike out the claim as having no reasonable prospect of success on the basis that the claimant did not comply with the notice provisions of the Maternity and Parental Leave etc Regulations 1999 and could not, as a matter of law, been

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This article is correct at 26/03/2024

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