Tag Archives: unfair dismissal

24: Khanum v Mid-Glamorgan Area Health Authority

In this series I’m looking at classic employment law cases of the past that still have something to teach us about employment law today. In this episode we look at Khanum v Mid Glamorgan Area Health Authority [1978] IRLR 215. … Continue reading

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21. Linfood Cash and Carry v Thomson

This week’s episode looks at Linfood Cash and Carry v Thomson & anor. This case from 1989 gives guidance to employers relying on anonymous evidence in disciplinary cases. To see how that guidance is used in practice we also consider … Continue reading

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20. RSPB v Croucher

This episode features RSPB v Croucher a case about the scope of the duty to investigate when the employee has already admitted their guilt. We also look at the more recent case of CRO Ports v Wiltshire which shows how … Continue reading

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14. East Lindsay District Council v Daubney

In this episode we look at dismissal for long-term absence. The classic explanation of how a fair employer should approach the issue is East Lindsay District Council v Daubney  but the law has moved on a bit since then and we … Continue reading

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10. James v Waltham Holy Cross UBC

Here is a case that you may think you’ve never heard of – but it contains the classic test of fairness when it comes to dismissing someone for poor performance or incompetence. Behind the legal principle, James v Waltham Holy Cross … Continue reading

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