Focsa Services (UK) Ltd v Birkett [1996] IRLR 325 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Wrongful dismissal: No damages for failure to follow disciplinary procedure

    1 May 1996

    In Focsa Services (UK) Ltd v Birkett, the EAT holds that, once an industrial tribunal had found that an employee claiming damages for wrongful dismissal had been dismissed, the tribunal erred in law in considering what might have happened had a contractual disciplinary procedure been followed.