The Court considered that there was a legal basis for the Police Service in Scotland to bring misconduct proceedings against individual police officers based on messages they had sent to each other on a WhatsApp group.
The Claimant, Mr Garamukanwa, was employed by Solent NHS Trust as a clinical manager. He was involved in a personal relationship with a female colleague which ended.
An employee who was dismissed for failing to provide evidence of his right to work should have been given the right to appeal against his dismissal.
The EAT has clarified the circumstances in which an employee can fairly be dismissed for gross misconduct.