Updated to include information on Lancaster & Duke Ltd v Wileman, in which the EAT considered if an employee's length of service should be extended to enable her to claim unfair dismissal.
Updated to include information on Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza, concerning the right of appeal against dismissal following the employee's failure to produce evidence of his right to work.
Chris Cook is partner and Keely Rushmore senior associate at SA Law. They round up the latest rulings.
In Phoenix House Ltd v Stockman and another  IRLR 848 EAT, the EAT held that, while the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures" did have some application to elements of a "some other substantial reason" dismissal, it was not appropriate to apply the uplift in compensation for unfair dismissal in such a case.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures" does not apply to dismissals for some other substantial reason (SOSR) due to a breakdown in working relationships.
Beth Staniland is a trainee solicitor, and Emma Cousins, Ciara Jenkins, Iain Naylor and Lucy Sorell are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss "some other substantial reason" dismissals with special guest, Max Winthrop.
Capsticks Solicitors highlight some of the case law that NHS employers should take into account before referring to the loss of trust and confidence as a reason for dismissal.
An unfair dismissal tribunal case has illustrated a model response from an employer faced with a client's refusal to have an employee back on its site.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal for some other substantial reason.