Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 61 (Jan)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal
Judge:

Recorder Burke QC, Mrs R Vickers and Mr H Pugsley

Representation Richard Sykes for C.
  Peter Linstead for the trust.
Judgment Dates: 16 January 2002

Catchwords

Natural justice - Disciplinary tribunal - Dismissal of employee - Disciplinary procedure being implemented in relation to employee - Internal memorandum indicating employer's view on employee's actions prior to disciplinary hearing - Employee bringing proceedings before employment tribunal - Tribunal not addressing question of internal memorandum - Whether decision reasonable.

The Case

An appeal against a decision of an employment tribunal was allowed, since the tribunal had failed to address issues of bias arising out of the circulation of a memorandum by an employee prior to a disciplinary hearing which indicated a provisional view of the outcome of that hearing.

Practice Areas

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