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Unfair dismissal: no limit on defects cured by fair appeal

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    Khan v Stripestar Ltd EAT/0022/15 (2 other reports)

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      1 January 2017

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Khan v Stripestar Ltd EAT/0022/15

unfair dismissal | disciplinary process | appeal hearing

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that there are no limitations on the nature and extent of the deficiencies in a first stage disciplinary procedure that can be cured by a thorough and effective appeal.