Homeserve Emergency Services Ltd v Dixon EAT/0127/07
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Statutory dispute resolution procedures: Implicit reference to possible dismissal in step-one letter satisfied statutory requirement
- 17 December 2007
In Homeserve Emergency Services Ltd v Dixon EAT/0127/07, the EAT held that an employer complied with step one of the statutory dismissal and disciplinary procedure when it called an employee to a disciplinary meeting by a letter that implicitly, although not expressly, indicated that dismissal for misconduct was contemplated.
- 7 November 2007
In Homeserve Emergency Services Ltd v Dixon EAT 0127/07, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that a letter inviting the employee to a disciplinary hearing did not need to state that dismissal was a possible outcome. Also, information about the basis for the allegations did not need to be given after the step one letter, it could be given before.
- 23 October 2007
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers the statutory dismissal and disciplinary procedure.