Ramphal v Department for Transport [2015] IRLR 985 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • Unfair dismissal: The role of HR in disciplinary proceedings

    Date:
    2 March 2016

    In Ramphal v Department for Transport [2015] IRLR 985 EAT, the EAT held that a disciplinary process was potentially unfair on the basis that the manager who conducted it was improperly influenced in his conclusions by representatives of HR who had not been directly involved in or present at the disciplinary hearing.

  • EAT sets limit on the role of HR in disciplinary proceedings

    Date:
    14 September 2015

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a dismissal will be unfair if the decision to dismiss an employee is improperly influenced by the HR department. The EAT explained the role of HR in disciplinary proceedings.