Unfair Dismissal: The role of trust and confidence in reinstatement and re-engagement

Emma Williamson looks at why it may not be practical to re-employ a dismissed employee even if this is what they want ‘If a claimant’s evidence indicates mistrust in the respondent (as per Nothman ) or that the claimant’s objective is vindication (as per McBride ), an order will be less likely.’ This article considers …
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Cases Referenced

  • Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust v Abimbola [2009] UKEAT/0542/08/LA
  • Debique v Ministry of Defence [2011] UKEAT/0075/11/SM
  • Johnson Matthey plc v Watters [2006] UKEAT/0236/0237/0910
  • McBride v Scottish Police Authority [2013] ScotCS CSIH 4; [2016] UKSC 27
  • Nothman v London Borough of Barnet (no 2) [1980] IRLR 65
  • Oasis Community Learning v Wolff [2013] UKEAT/0364/12 and UK EAT/0365/12
  • Rembiszewski v Atkins Ltd [2012] UKEAT/0402/11/ZT
  • Wood Group Heavy Industrial Turbines Ltd v Crossan [1998] IRLR 680