Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 376 (Jan)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Recorder Langstaff QC, Mr P Dawson and Mr B Fitzgerald

Representation The applicant appeared by his representative.
  The respondent did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 31 January 2002


Employment - Practice - Adjournment - Applicant seeking to obtain further evidence - Whether tribunal bound to adjourn of own motion in order to permit applicant to obtain further evidence.

The Case

In general there was no obligation upon an employment tribunal to adjourn proceedings which had nearly reached conclusion in order to explore of its own motion whether evidence might or might not be available which would further illuminate the issues that it had to discuss.

Practice Areas

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