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MISCONDUCT DISMISSALS: Lessons from three recent cases

05 May 2017  

Rebecca McGuirk and Anna Scott outline how to carry out a fair dismissal in light of recent case law

Employers dealing with misconduct should always tread with caution. In particular, it is essential they carry out any dismissal fairly in accordance with s98(4) of the Employment Rights Act 1996. This article looks at three recent cases involving misconduct dismissals, which considered various tricky issues such as:


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    A v B [2002] UKEAT/1167/01

    Adeshina v St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & ors [2017] EWCA Civ 257

    Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 22

    Moncrieffe v London Underground Ltd [2017] UKEAT/0235/16/DA

    Monji v Boots Management Services Ltd [2014] UKEAT/0292/13

    Neary v Dean of Westminster [1999] IRLR 288

    Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust v Roldan [2010] EWCA Civ 522

    Sinclair v Neighbour [1967] 2 QB 279

    Turner v East Midlands Trains Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 1470

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