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Li v Vision Security Group Ltd [2019]

Decision number:2205390/2018   Legal body:et The claimant applied for the job of Security Controller which was advertised by the respondent. The role have involved CCTV work as well as responding to ‘crisis’ situations. At the time of making his application the Claimant was 58. The claimant’s background was having had five years in a secur...
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Discrimination and Equality Recruitment and Selection
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Sohling v WM Morrison Produce Limited [2020]

Decision number:3320036/2019   Legal body:et The claimant was employed by the respondent supermarket as a forklift driver/warehouse operative from 1 May 2008 until his dismissal on 18th March 2019. There were a number of reasons put forward by the respondent after an investigation leading to a dismissal for gross misconduct. This ranged fr...
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Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants [2020]

Decision number:UKSC.12   Legal body:uksc The UK Supreme Court has upheld the employer's appeal is this well-known case. Readers will remember that it involved an senior IT internal auditor, Mr Skelton, at a supermarket who had been entrusted with passing on payroll information of just under 100,000 employees to an external auditor as part...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Harris & Kearney v Excel Brickworks Ltd [2020]

Decision number:2200566/2019   Legal body:et The claimants in this case were father and son. The father was a site foreman for the respondent and the son was a bricklayer. The father had worked for the respondent for over 17 years whereas the son had only worked for less than a year. In commencing the work, they had signed documents entitl...
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Contracts of Employment A-Typical Working
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Butcher v Surrey County Council [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0022/19/LA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant worked for the respondent authority as the Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board Member. In this position she line managed another employee, known in the judgment as ‘Employee A’. The claimant had a difficult relationship with Employee A with a meeting held in April 2017 to try and resol...
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Unfair Dismissal
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Kearney v Department for Infrastructure [2020]

Decision number:16062/18IT   Legal body:niit The claimant was employed by a purser, operating on the Strangford Ferry, from 14th May 2016 until his dismissal for gross misconduct on 26th July 2018. There were two issues that arose in this case. The first related to the reason for the dismissal. The claimant, in his position as purser, iss...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality
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HMRC v Middlesbrough Football and Athletic Company (1986) Ltd [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0234/19/LA   Legal body:ukeat This case involved the HMRC’s use of its powers under Section 19 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998, where they can serve a notice of underpayment where they believe a worker has received less than the national minimum wage in their employment. They served a notice on the respondent, a football ...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Adedeji v University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0171/19/BA   Legal body:ukeat The claimant worked as a consultant surgeon for the respondent and started that employment in 2004. There was an investigation into the work being carried out by the claimant with a decision made to demote him, but on the same pay. He originally accepted this but then resigned in 2017 working th...
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Royal Bank of Scotland v AB [2020]

Decision number:UKEAT/0266/18   Legal body:ukeat The claimant worked for the respondent bank as a customer services officer from October 2008 until her resignation in May 2014. In, what was supposed to be her first day in employment, August 2008 she was knocked down by a car causing significant injuries to her leg. This meant that she had to we...
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Discrimination and Equality
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Robinson v 4G Mobiles & Data Limited t/a Connect Comms [2019]

Decision number:7077/19IT   Legal body:niit The claimant was employed by the respondent in 2014 as a business development manager. He worked in the Northern Ireland office of the respondent which also operated in Great Britain. The index incident occurred at the Christmas Party 2018 which took place near the respondent’s head office in Bu...