In Biggin Hill Airport Ltd v Derwich EAT/0043/15, the EAT remitted an unfair dismissal case for consideration of whether or not an internal appeal had cured all or any of the defects earlier in the disciplinary proceedings.
In Adeshina v St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  IRLR 704 EAT, the EAT held that flaws in disciplinary proceedings leading to a dismissal were remedied by the appeal process, and that the dismissal was fair.
Krishna Santra and Sandra Martins are senior associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has directed that a constructive dismissal resulting from the employer unilaterally reducing the employee's pay must be treated as a redundancy for the purposes of calculating when an employer's information and consultation obligations apply under the Collective Redundancies Directive.
In a reminder for employers of the dangers of Christmas parties, the employment tribunal in this case held that two zookeepers who got into a fight at London Zoo's Christmas party should have received the same disciplinary sanction.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has found a dismissal was fair even though another employee involved in the misconduct at a work event received a more lenient sanction. Key differences justified the disparity of treatment.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the requirement for a whistleblower to have a reasonable belief that the disclosure was made in the public interest could be satisfied where the disclosure relates to a relatively small number of workers.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss "some other substantial reason" dismissals with special guest, Max Winthrop.
Capsticks Solicitors highlight some of the case law that NHS employers should take into account before referring to the loss of trust and confidence as a reason for dismissal.
An unfair dismissal tribunal case has illustrated a model response from an employer faced with a client's refusal to have an employee back on its site.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal.