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Unfair dismissal: Acas guidance on composition of an appeal panel must be considered in context

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    Adeshina v St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2015] IRLR 704 EAT (0 other reports)

Adeshina v St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2015] IRLR 704 EAT

unfair dismissal | disciplinary process | appeal hearing

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a dismissal was fair despite flaws in the first stage of the disciplinary process and in the composition of an appeal panel. Fairness should be considered by viewing the process as a whole and looking at substance, not just form.