|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 38 (Apr)|
|Court:||Employment Appeal Tribunal|
Commissioner Howell QC, Mr R Straker and Mr G Wright
|Representation||Joanna Heal (instructed by Rothera Dawson, Nottingham) for the employee.|
|Angus Halden (instructed by Charles Lucas & Marshall, Swindon) for the employer.|
|Judgment Dates:||29 January 2002|
Employment tribunal - Practice - Application for extension of time - Exercise of discretion - Employee issuing proceedings for unfair dismissal - Employer failing to respond to originating application - Employer applying for extension of time - Tribunal finding possible successful claim by employee not disastrous for employer's large organisation - Tribunal exercising discretion and refusing application - Whether tribunal in error.