Serco Ltd v Lawson; Botham v Ministry of Defence; Crofts and others v Veta Ltd and others [2006] IRLR 289 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employment tribunal jurisdiction: 'Strong connections' with Great Britain give tribunal jurisdiction

    Date:
    17 November 2006

    In Lawson v Serco Ltd; Botham v Ministry of Defence; Crofts and others v Veta Ltd and others [2006] IRLR 289 HL, the House of Lords holds that employees will be entitled to claim unfair dismissal if working or based in Great Britain at the time of the dismissal. An employee posted abroad but retaining a strong connection with Great Britain may also be able to bring a claim.

  • "Employment in Great Britain" defined

    Date:
    3 March 2006

    The House of Lords has given its judgment in Serco Ltd v Lawson; Botham v Ministry of Defence; Croft & ors v Veta Ltd & ors [2006] UKHL 3.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 March 2006

    Sophy Robinson and Karen Fletcher of Addleshaw Goddard outline the latest legal rulings and explain what you need to know to avoid tribunals.

  • Passport to unfair dismissal claims

    Date:
    7 February 2006

    A recent House of Lords judgment has extended the scope of British unfair dismissal protection to staff working abroad. By Melanie Russell at Olswang.