Truelove v Safeway Stores plc EAT/0295/04

Reports relating to this case:

  • Time off for dependants: Formal request for time off not necessary

    Date:
    15 April 2005

    In Truelove v Safeway Stores plc, the EAT holds that it is not necessary for a parent or carer faced with an unexpected disruption in arrangements for the care of a dependant, and seeking time off to deal with the emergency, to give reasons to his or her employer with any formality.