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Does TUPE apply to workers?

The London Central Employment Tribunal in the case of Dewhurst v Revisecatch Ltd and CitySprint has considered whether the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”) apply to workers as well as employees.

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How should a Tribunal determine an employer’s principal reason for dismissal?

The Supreme Court in the case of Royal Mail Group v Jhuti has considered what the principal reason for dismissal is where the real reason is disguised behind an invented reason.

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Can a flawed disciplinary process lead to a constructive unfair dismissal?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in Retirement Security Ltd v Wilson has considered whether an employee could resign and claim constructive unfair dismissal as a result of procedural defects in their employer’s disciplinary process.

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Can altering a draft investigation report lead to an unfair dismissal?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Dronsfield v The University of Reading has considered whether altering a draft investigation report following legal advice could result in an employee being unfairly dismissed.

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Can an employer be liable for third-party harassment?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal in the case of Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has considered whether an employer should be liable for harassment against one of its employees based on the actions of a third party, as it can be for actions of its employees.

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