Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 18 (Jan)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Judge Reid QC, Miss C Holroyd and Mr P Jacques

Judgment Dates: 14 January 2002


Unfair dismissal - Compensation - Calculation of award - Reduction where dismissal caused or contributed to by action of appellant - Appellant dismissed for taking company property - Tribunal finding respondent's disciplinary procedure unfair - Tribunal awarding compensation from date of unfair dismissal to date when appellant would have been legally dismissed - Whether tribunal erring in law.

The Case

The Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the employment tribunal's decision that it had been entitled to hold that if a proper disciplinary procedure had been adopted by the respondent company the outcome would have been the fair dismissal of the appellant, and to award compensation on that basis.

Practice Areas

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