Toal and another v GB Oils Ltd  IRLR 696 EAT
Reports relating to this case:
- 9 September 2013
In Toal and another v GB Oils Ltd EAT/0569/13, the EAT held that there is no statutory requirement for an employee's choice of companion at a grievance hearing to be reasonable.
- 10 July 2013
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that there is no requirement for an employee's request to be accompanied by a particular companion to a discipline or grievance meeting to be reasonable, provided the companion is within one of the categories set out in s.10(3) of the Employment Relations Act 1999.