Category Archives: Employment Appeals

A key case giving guidance on suspending staff during an investigation

Suspension of teacher was not a repudiatory breach In the recent case of Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court of Appeal has held that a school had reasonable and proper cause for suspending a teacher in order to investigate allegations that she had used unreasonable force against two […]

Worker Status & the ‘Gig’ Economy: Addison Lee Drivers

This is another case in a long line of cases making their way through the Employment Tribunal system about the status of persons who are working in the ‘gig’ economy. This time it involves the drivers who work for Addison Lee. The Law There are currently three status that someone who works for you can […]

Employment Appeals and Time Limits

Will you get an extension of time if your Notice of Appeal goes missing in the post? Not if you wait 5 weeks to chase acknowledgement of receipt, held the Court of Appeal in the case of Mr A Haydar v Pennine Acute NHS Trust. The Law Under Rule 3(3) of the Employment Appeal Tribunal […]

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