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 Two recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decisions, Davies v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2011] and Sakharkar v Northern Foods Grocery Group Ltd t/a Fox’s Biscuits [2011], have highlighted the dangers inherent …
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Cases Referenced

  • BHS v Burchell [1978] UKEAT/108/78
  • 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