Marc Bentley v Tesco Ireland Limited [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EAT UD818/2012
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Unfair dismissal; failure to follow fair procedures; breach of trust

This case demonstrates the importance of the employer following fair dismissal procedures which other reasonable employers would also have followed.

The claimant was a stock control manager prior to his dismissal. The claimant had originally begun working for the respondent in the UK counterpart before moving to take up a role in Ireland. It transpired shortly after his move to Ireland that the claimant was continuing to be paid by the UK hub store in addition to the wages he was receiving from the Irish company. This mistake was made by the UK hub store - they assumed that the claimant was with the Irish company on a secondment basis.

The respondent conducted an investigation surrounding

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This article is correct at 15/12/2015

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