Orr v Milton Keynes Council  IRLR 317 CA
Reports relating to this case:
- 11 July 2011
In Orr v Milton Keynes Council  IRLR 317 CA, the Court of Appeal held that a local authority employer was not to be taken to know facts that cast a different light on the employee's misconduct but were withheld from the manager who made the decision to dismiss the employee.
- 8 February 2011
The Court of Appeal has held that, when considering dismissal of an employee for misconduct, an employer is not taken to have known mitigating facts that are known to the employee's manager but are withheld from the dismissing officer.