Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 274 (Apr)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal, Scotland

Lord Johnston, Dr a Bridge and Mr P Hunter

Representation The appellant appeared by its representative.
  The respondent appeared by his representative.
Judgment Dates: 25 March 2002


Unfair dismissal - Determining whether dismissal fair or unfair - Reasons for justifying dismissal - Employee dismissed for contributing to accident - Tribunal finding dismissal not within employer's range of reasonable expenses - Whether tribunal erring.

The Case

The employment tribunal's decision that, in the circumstances of the instant case, the dismissal of the employee was not within the employer's range of reasonable responses was upheld as the dismissal of the employee was out of proportion to what a reasonable employer might do.

Practice Areas

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