Case round-up: dismissals for gross misconduct and losses of opportunity to claim unfair dismissal
This report relates to 2 case(s)
This week's case round-up from Eversheds covering: dismissals for gross misconduct and losses of opportunity to claim unfair dismissal.
No duty of care when giving reasons for dismissal
Aspin v Metric Group Limited, Queen's Bench Division, 11 March 2004
Aspin - a sales director - was made redundant, and told to clear his desk immediately. He took home some files and a computer to retrieve personal information (such as his income tax returns). They were returned a few days later, with no evidence to suggest he had copied the contents.