Case update (1): Unfair dismissal – Poor attitude to change

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Summary: Can an employee’s poor attitude to organisational change amount to gross misconduct and justify dismissal without notice, despite procedural irregularities? Yes, says the Court of Appeal in Adeshina v St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and others available here. Facts:  Ms Adeshina was employed as principal pharmacist in the Prison Service as part…
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Case update (3): Unfair dismissal – fair dismissal despite procedural failings

Summary: Do procedural failings and inclusion in an internal appeal panel of an individual who is junior to the decision-maker necessarily result in an unfair dismissal? No, says the EAT in Adeshina v St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and others available here. Facts: The employee was dismissed for gross misconduct. She appealed but…
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