Reid v M J Flood Technology Limited [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Redundancy
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2007; Redundancy Payments Acts 1967-2007; Redundancy; Unfair Dismissal; Interference of Third Party

The claimant commenced employment as a sales manager with the respondent, in July 2006. The claimant’s role was maintaining sales with existing customers, and seeking new business sales. The respondent company provided IT solutions to companies on a contract basis. The respondent business was experiencing financial difficulties, with a significant decrease in business of 33%. As a direct result of this all sales and professional services decreased.

On 12 June 2009, the sales team was made aware of the prospect of imminent redundancies. The claimant was informed on 15 June 2009 that he was being made redundant. The respondent claimed Mr. Reid was selected for redundancy as he was the only one

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This article is correct at 11/05/2012

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