Dismissal resulting from third-party decision
In the recent case of Jafri v Secretary of State for Justice (UKEAT/0436/12), the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether a dismissal was fair in circumstances where the dismissal was necessary because a third party had refused to allow the employee to work for it.
Lincoln College is responsible for providing education services to an open prison in Derbyshire. Mr Jafri was the deputy learning and skills manager at the prison but he was employed by the college.
The prison’s learning and skills manager raised a grievance against Mr Jafri (and two other individuals) on the basis that she had been bullied and harassed by them. The grievance was sent to the college’s HR officer. However, the prison governor was aware of the contents of the letter and subsequently decided to exclude those involved until the college had fully investigated the allegations against them…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Winckworth Sherwood briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
Sign in or Register to continue reading this article
It's quick, easy and free!
It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.Register now
Why register to The Lawyer
In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.
Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.
Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.
More relevant to you
To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.
News from Winckworth Sherwood
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Winckworth Sherwood
Negotiating the settlement of a dispute is rarely straightforward.
This briefing, which has been written by Winckworth Sherwood’s family law experts, provides an overview of the procedure involved.