Article Tag: Case Study

Tesco Manager Successful in Claim for Unfair Dismissal

Earlier this year, a manager who provided Tesco supermarket with 20 years of ‘blemish free’ service, was dismissed for “initiating and sustaining physical contact and detaining a shoplifter”. The employee consequently took the supermarket giant to an Employment Tribunal where he was successful in his claim for unfair dismissal. Had the Claimant Breached Company Policy?… Read more »

How to Avoid Unfair Dismissal Claims from Employees

unfair dismissal stamp on employee termination document

In a perfect example of how not to handle high levels of sickness absence, a worker who was absent for 808 shifts over a 20-year career – costing the company an estimated £95,850 in sick pay – has won tribunal claims of unfair dismissal against his former employer. The key issue here is, not that… Read more »