Unfair Dismissal: Removing contractors at a client’s request

In light of a recent ruling, Julian Yew and Jon Heuvel consider whether it is fair to dismiss an employee at the behest of a third party Employers often invoke SOSR dismissals at a client’s behest to appease that client. As Bancroft demonstrates, it is important to consider such a request fairly and properly to …
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Cases Referenced

  • Bancroft v Interserve (Facilities Management) Ltd [2013] UKEAT/0329/12/KN
  • Dobie v Burns International Security Services (UK) Ltd [1984] ICR 812
  • Greenwood v Whiteghyll Plastics Ltd [2007] UKEAT/0219/07
  • Henderson v Connect South Tyneside Ltd [2010] IRLR 468
  • Petrofac Offshore Management Ltd v Olley & ors [2005] UKEATS/0031/05 and UKEATS/0032/05