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Disciplinary rules and procedures: Failure to reconsider penalty on appeal not unfair

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    British Bakeries Ltd v Howarth EAT/322/92 (0 other reports)

An employee dismissed for allegedly stealing a loaf of bread was fairly dismissed, despite the fact that at his internal appeal hearing no further consideration was given to the question of whether dismissal was the appropriate penalty in his case, holds the EAT in British Bakeries Ltd v Howarth. The disciplinary process had not been flawed, and at the initial hearing it had reasonably been decided that the employee should be dismissed.