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25th January 2023

Fabricating documents

In the case of Mr Tunnicliff v Baytree Car Sales and Others (2601351/2022) the tribunal determined that Mr Tunnicliff dismissal was procedurally unfair and Baytree Car Sales had fabricated a disciplinary process and documents. The Claimant, Mr Tunnicliff worked for the Respondent, Baytree Car Sales as a manager for 24 years before his dismissal. It […]

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7th December 2022

Vanishing dismissal

In the case of Marangakis v Iceland Foods Limited [2022] EAT 161, the Employment Appeal Tribunal determined whether an employee could rely on their dismissal if they appeal and are reinstated. On 24 January 2019, Ms Marangakis (“the Claimant”) was dismissed from her role at Iceland Foods Limited (“the Respondent”) as a part-time sales assistant […]

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23rd November 2022

Guidance to Employers ahead of World Cup

The FIFA World Cup kicks off on Sunday the 20th of November 2022, lasting just under a month, with the final on Sunday 18th of December 2022. Global sporting events such as the World Cup or the Olympics present a challenge for employers wanting to maintain the appropriate staffing levels without stopping their entire workforce […]

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27th September 2022

Disabled At The Relevant Time?

In order for an employee to fall under the protection of disabled under the Equality Act 2010, they must be disabled at the time of the discriminatory act. In the recent case of Quinn v Sense Scotland ETS/4111971/2021, the tribunal confirmed that an employee who caught COVID-19 two weeks before their dismissal was not disabled […]

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28th July 2022

Holiday Pay For Part-Year Workers

In the recent case of Harper Trust v Brazel [2022] UKSC 21, the Supreme Court held that holiday pay for term-time workers who work for part of the year but have a year-long contract must have their holiday pay calculated in the same way as a full-time worker and not prorated. In this case, the […]

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29th June 2022

Long COVID As A Disability

An employee with a disability will qualify for protection against discrimination if they have a protected characteristic. Under section 6 Equality Act 2010 for an employee to qualify as having a disability if they: Have a physical or mental impairment, and  The impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry […]