Termination of employment > Some other substantial reason
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relating to the case: Perkin v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust  IRLR 934 CA.
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Getting tough on the awkward squad
Source: Personnel Today Date:
Difficult staff who may be good at their jobs but make their colleagues' lives a misery because of the way they work may have to tread more carefully following a recent Court of Appeal decision in an unfair dismissal case. By Michael Ball, employment partner at law firm Halliwells.
Unfair dismissal: Dismissal on grounds of personality is fair despite technical competence
Source: IRS Employment Review Date:
In Perkin v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, the Court of Appeal holds that an employment tribunal was entitled to make a 100% reduction to the compensation of a senior executive whose dismissal was procedurally unfair, on the basis that his conduct at the disciplinary hearing was such that it destroyed any possibility of him working with senior colleagues in the future.