Where employees are treated differently in very similar circumstances arising from the same incident, this may lead to a finding of unfair dismissal. In MBNA Limited v Jones, the Appeal Tribunal considered whether an employee was unfairly dismissed for gross misconduct when another employee who was also guilty of gross...
The European Commission launched a consultation recently on addressing the potential problems employees around Europe, particularly women, face in achieving a reasonable work/life balance when they are caring for dependents.
In BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards, the Appeal Tribunal has considered whether an employee who was permanently unfit for work was assigned to an organised grouping of employees for the purposes of the service provision change rules under TUPE.
In Ramphal v Department of Transport (“DFT”), the Appeal Tribunal considered an Employment Tribunal’s finding that a dismissal was fair even though there was evidence that the disciplinary process was heavily influenced by HR.