In K v L, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a school teacher's dismissal for possessing indecent images of children was unfair because the employer had not cited reputational damage as a potential ground for dismissal.
In Robinson v Department for Work and Pensions, the Court of Appeal held that, in a discrimination arising from disability claim, the employment tribunal must focus on the reason for the unfavourable treatment and examine the employer's thought processes.
In Tai Tarian Ltd v Christie, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the tribunal had erred in its approach to fairness when it found the carpenter had been unfairly dismissed following a complaint made against him by a tenant who requested anonymity.
In Kocur and others v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd and another, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that a worker supplied by an agency to work temporarily for Royal Mail was an agency worker, despite the fact that he was supplied exclusively to Royal Mail on a regular basis over four years.
In Hill v Lloyds Bank plc, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that requiring the employer to give an undertaking not to make a disabled employee work with two colleagues she claimed had bullied her, or to offer a severance payment if this was not possible, was a reasonable adjustment.
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