The Post Office v PA Mughal [1977] IRLR 178 EAT

Reports relating to this case:

  • The Post Office v PA Mughal

    Date:
    1 May 1977

    In Post Office v PA Mughal [1977] IRLR 178 EAT, the EAT established that the general test of fairness in dismissing a probationary employee is whether the employer took reasonable steps to maintain appraisal of the probationer throughout the probationary period, giving guidance by advice or warning, and whether an honest effort was made to determine whether he or she came up to the required standard.