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Discrimination appeal allowed by EAT despite HR Director’s intentions being ‘benign’

Dr V J Lyfar-Cisse v Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust and Others UKEAT/0172/14/MC

The employment tribunal failed to address adequately or at all, two of three allegations of unlawful discrimination by the NHS Trust’s HR Director’s intervention in a grievance on the basis that the director’s intentions had been benign. However laudable a person’s intentions were, that did not mean that his actions might not inadvertently disadvantage someone on […]

EAT overrules ET’s strike out decision as Judge acted Wednesbury unreasonably

This case concerns the ET’s decision to strike out the case of a disabled litigant in person at a pre-hearing review because of his failure to comply with case management directions. The Claimant suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, stress and depression. The claimant arrived at the Tribunal shortly after the decision to strike out all […]

EAT overturns ET’s strike out decision in a constructive dismissal claim

Atkinson v Community Gateway Association UKEAT/0457/12/BA

The claimant alleged that he was the victim of constructive dismissal and brought proceedings against the respondent at the ET. The claimant alleged that he suffered a detriment at the result of a public interest disclosure (PID). The detriment was said to have been caused by the respondent’s chief executive officer and vice-chair. The ET […]