Secretary of State for Justice v Mansfield EAT/0539/09
Reports relating to this case:
Disciplinary proceedings: Employer had discretion to delay disciplinary proceedings pending police investigation
- 11 August 2010
In Secretary of State for Justice v Mansfield EAT/0539/09, the EAT held that the postponement of disciplinary proceedings pending the outcome of criminal proceedings in respect of the employee's alleged misconduct did not render his eventual dismissal unfair.
- 17 May 2010
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employer's decision maker, who is required to decide whether or not disciplinary proceedings should continue alongside criminal proceedings, has a wide discretion.