Disciplinary Procedures: You have been warned

Old mistakes made when disciplining employees can come back to bite employers if they later decide to dismiss, caution Nicholas Robertson and Karen Stewart ‘Employers looking to dismiss may try to do so on the basis that the last example of misconduct is sufficient to justify dismissal, and that it is worthy of dismissal when …
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Cases Referenced

  • British Home Stores Ltd v Burchell [1978] UKEAT/108/78/2007
  • Co-Operative Retail Service Ltd v Lucas [1993] UKEAT/145/93
  • Davies v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2011] UKEAT/0416/10
  • Sakharkar v Northern Foods Grocery Group Ltd t/a Fox's Biscuits [2011] UKEAT/0442/10
  • Stein v Associated Dairies [1982] IRLR 447
  • Tower Hamlets Health Authority v Anthony [1989] IRLR 394