Boys and Girls Welfare Society v McDonald [1996] IRLR 129 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Misconduct: Burchell guidelines revisited

    Date:
    15 June 1996

    An industrial tribunal "slavishly" applied the British Home Stores Ltd v Burchell guidelines in holding that a dismissal was unfair because the employer did not undertake a reasonable investigation of an employee's misconduct before dismissing him, holds the EAT in Boys and Girls Welfare Society v McDonald.