Catherine Haigh Harlequin Hair Design v Seed [1990] IRLR 175 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Written reasons for dismissal: Employee must request written reasons

    Date:
    9 May 1990

    In Catherine Haigh Harlequin Hair Design v Seed the EAT holds that in order for an employee to be able to complain that the written reasons for dismissal given to her by her employer were "inadequate or untrue", those reasons must have been furnished in response to a specific request from the employee in question.