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Gary Wilson v Robinson Services Limited [2018]

Case reference:CASE.REF:.4837/17IT   The claimant worked for the respondent as a key account manager. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer and initially took some time off work with the respondent’s full support. The claimant did eventually return to work with a two-week phased return and was allowed to manage his start and finish ...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust v Mrs P Levy [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT/0232/17/LA   The claimant worked in the records department of the respondent Trust. She successfully applied for a position within the radiology department conditional upon satisfactory pre-employment checks. She furnished a letter to her manager stating “please accept one month’s notice from the above date.” T...
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Unfair Dismissal
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IR v JQ [2018]

Case reference:Case.C-68/17   In this case the Federal Labour Court in Germany asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for a preliminary ruling on whether a Catholic doctor’s dismissal from a managerial position in a Catholic hospital, for remarrying after divorce, constituted unlawful discrimination on grounds of religion. T...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality Contracts of Employment
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Mr N Francis – McGann v West Atlantic UK Limited [2018]

Case reference:Case.Number:.1303361/2017   The claimant applied for a pilot position with the respondent airline operator and was successful. He was trained and then commenced work as a Captain. It was undisputed that he had lied on his application form about his previous work experience, but he had also provided a false reference. The refe...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues Probation Recruitment and Selection
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Brown & Anor v Neon Management Services Ltd & Anor [2018]

Case reference:EWHC.2137.(QB)   The claimants claimed that the respondents breached their contracts of employment by, amongst other things, failing to pay salary increases and discretionary bonuses. They argued that these breaches amounted to a repudiatory breach of contract which entitled them to resign. The respondent had attem...
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Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT/0236/17/BA   The claimant was suspended and was invited to a disciplinary hearing which was initially postponed due to sickness and was then rescheduled. The claimant’s union representative was unable to represent her that week and indicated that his earliest availability would be two weeks later. The responden...
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Unfair Dismissal Policies and Procedures
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Mr M Genus and Mr M Kelly v Fortem Solutions Limited [2018]

Case reference:1304270/2017   The claimants, Mr Genus and Mr Kelly, worked for the respondent, Fortem Solutions Ltd, a national property solutions provider specialising in repairs, maintenance, energy services and planned project work. The claimants worked as property repairmen and, as such, they were provided with a company v...
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Geraldine Ann O’Hanlon v Leann Nicholson, t/a Sheer Glamour [2018]

Case reference:NIIT.7382/17   The claimant was employed as a hair stylist and worked 24 hours per week. The respondent decided to relocate premises, and initially offered the claimant reduced hours. The claimant was subsequently offered a new contract with the full 24 hours and it included a ‘shortage of work’ clause. The claim...
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X v. Y Ltd [2018]

Case reference:UKEAT.0261_17_0908   The claimant, X, worked for the respondent company, Y Ltd, until his dismissal in January 2017. The claimant has a medical condition, suffering from Type 2 Diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. In 2011 concerns were raised as to his performance, something which he disputed. He subsequently brought...
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Office Equipment Systems Ltd v Hughes [2018]

Case reference:EWCA.Civ.1842   The claimant Ms Hughes issued a claim in the employment tribunal in Cardiff for unfair dismissal, sex discrimination, notice pay, holiday pay and arrears of pay against her employer, Office Equipment Systems Ltd. The respondent company failed to lodge a response within the specified timeframe. Wher...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues