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Unfair dismissal: Effect of gross misconduct on statutory minimum notice

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    Lancaster & Duke Ltd v Wileman [2019] IRLR 112 EAT (0 other reports)

Lancaster & Duke Ltd v Wileman [2019] IRLR 112 EAT

unfair dismissal | gross misconduct | qualifying service | statutory minimum notice

In Lancaster & Duke Ltd v Wileman, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employee who was dismissed for gross misconduct could not extend her length of service by the statutory minimum notice period to allow her to qualify to bring a claim of unfair dismissal.