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Failure to consider surrounding circumstances made dismissal for physical violence unfair

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    Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd v Spoor [2017] IRLR 500 EAT (0 other reports)

Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd v Spoor [2017] IRLR 500 EAT

unfair dismissal | conduct | physical violence

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the dismissal of an employee for physical violence was unfair because the employer failed to have regard to all the surrounding circumstances and the employee's exemplary disciplinary record over 42 years' service.