Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2013] All ER (D) 261 (May)
Court: Employment Appeal Tribunal

Langstaff J

Representation The employee appeared by his representative.
  S Cheetham (instructed by the Direct Public Access Scheme) for the employer.
Judgment Dates: 25 April 2013


Employment - Termination of employment - Continuous service - Employee being dismissed from employment one day short of year since contractual commencement of her employment - Employment tribunal finding attendance at meeting at earlier date not amounting to work - Whether employee's attendance at meeting at earlier date amounting to work - Whether continuous period of employment to be calculated from date of meeting - Whether tribunal erring.

The Case

Employment Termination of employment. The employee was dismissed from her employment one day short of a year's continuous service. The issue was whether her attendance at a meeting with the employer and a client, at the employer's request amounted to 'work' for the purpose of calculating continuous employment. The Employment Appeal Tribunal, in dismissing the employee's appeal, held that, on the facts, the employment tribunal had been entitled to conclude that it did not.

Practice Areas

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