Chamberlain Vinyl Products Ltd v Patel [1996] ICR 113 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Misconduct: Dismissal unfair for failure to investigate mitigation

    Date:
    1 January 1996

    An employer was under a duty to investigate whether an employee's depressive illness might have affected his behaviour, after the depression was mentioned by the employee in mitigation of his misconduct, holds the EAT in Chamberlain Vinyl Products Ltd v Patel.