Andrew Kennedy v Edmar Golf Limited Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceIREAT UD1102/2012
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal
The claimant in this case believed that he had been unfairly selected for dismissal. The respondent company provided management and maintenance services for golf courses. The claimant was employed at a large golf and sports complex which had gone into receivership; the respondent took over the tenancy. The respondent claimed to only receive limited financial and staff reports from the receiver.
The respondent met with staff and informed them that redundancies were likely as they were a high proportion of the business's costs. The respondent said that he wished the redundancies to be voluntary. The respondent company worked on a centralised management system and much of the claimant’s role
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