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Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust v Moon [2024]

Decision number:EAT.4   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) Background: The claimant was engaged as an Associate Hospital Manager. They were appointed by the Trust to act on its behalf and had a statutory function relating to the discharge of patients who had been detained under the Mental Health Act 1983. The claimant brought complaints relating ...
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Contracts of Employment Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Phoenix v The Open University [2024]

Decision number:Case.No:.3322700/2021   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant was employed by the respondent as a Professor from August 2016 until December 2021. The issue leading to the case arose from the claimant’s gender critical beliefs. The claimant asserts that she was subject to discrimination and harassment as a result of those beliefs...
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Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Borg-Neal v Lloyds Banking Group [2023]

Decision number:Case.No:.2202667/22   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant was employed by the respondent from 2004. In 2011 the claimant was appointed as Manager of the Payments Design Authority and in 2021 he was appointed as a mentor. He mentored three mentees, one of African descent, one of Asian descent and one White European. The...
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Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Toure v Ken Wilkins Print Ltd [2023]

Decision number:EAT.163   Legal body: Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) Background: The claimant was employed by the respondent from August 2018 until his dismissal in October 2019. In January 2019 it was alleged that the claimant was subject to racial abuse. The claimant raised a grievance which was rejected. He appealed and during that process he told two ma...
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Dismissal
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Haycocks v ADP RPO UK Ltd [2023]

Decision number:EAT.129   Legal body: Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT) Background: The respondent was a subsidiary of a recruitment company based in the USA. The claimant was part of a small team recruiting for a single client. During the pandemic, the recruitment needs reduced and the respondent decided to reduce its workforce. The parent company provided a p...
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Dismissal Redundancy
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Bucknor v Bidvest Noonan (UK) Ltd [2023]

Decision number:2201364/2023   Legal body: Employment Tribunal (ET) Background: The claimant was employed as a security guard from 2016. The contract of employment expressly had a flexibility clause citing the needs of the business. The claimant has a young daughter and this is relevant to these proceedings considering there was a difficulty custody battle an...
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Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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Brown v TMC Gas Services Ltd [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.66253/22   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) Background: The claimant brought a claim for unfair dismissal on the grounds of redundancy. The Tribunal noted that it had not received a response from the respondent within the relevant time limit and the case was determined without a hearing. Outcome: The Tribunal, without any input from the ...
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Dismissal Redundancy
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Hurst v Ann Gilmore t/a Kingsway Butchers [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.71794/22   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) Background: The claimant commenced employment in September 2016 with the respondent as a Butcher. The employment came to an end in August 2021. The claimant did not receive a written statement of terms and conditions. The respondent said this was because they were unaware of the requirement. The...
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Redundancy Pay
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Rainey v Mid & East Antrim Borough Council [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.27807/21   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) Background: The claimant was employed as a Statutory Finance Manager from 1st July 2020 until his dismissal on 11th January 2021. The claimant’s employment was subject to a probationary period of six months. All work at this time was being conducted remotely. The claimant’s line manager did not f...
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Dismissal Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Meenan v DTP Printing Limited [2023]

Decision number:NIIT.21076/22   Legal body: Northern Ireland Industrial Tribunal (NIIT) Background: The claimant was employed from March 2017 until he was dismissed on 25th June 2021. The claimant did not lodge the ET1 until 10th May 2022. It was initially in relation to unlawful deductions and unfair dismissal but by the time of his hearing the deductions matter had been resolved b...
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Dismissal Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues