Tag Archives: Employment Appeal Tribunal

M5 or A303 – “unmanageable” public interest complainant runs out of road in UK Tribunal

It is rare that an employer wins its Tribunal case but still covers itself in so little glory as did Hampshire Police this month in its defence of a whistleblowing allegation brought by former policeman Mr Panayiotou.    Mr Panayiotou was a chap with a strong, not to say obsessive, sense of right and wrong.  He … Continue Reading

UK vetinerary practice criticised for medical treatment of sick employee

This is not quite as bad as it first sounds.  Where a provision, criterion or practice (PCP) applied by an employer places a disabled employee at a substantial disadvantage by reason of his disability, then the Equality Act 2010 says that the employer has to make reasonable adjustments to prevent the PCP having that effect.  … Continue Reading

Secrets and lies – admissibility of covertly- obtained evidence in the UK Employment Tribunal

Some more sensible guidance this week from the people who brought you Heafield –v- The Times, this time in connection with the use of covert tape recordings in evidence in the Employment Tribunal. Ms Vaughan alleged discrimination against London Borough of Lewisham and assorted others.  She claimed that she had 39 hours of covertly tape-recorded … Continue Reading
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