Whistleblowing held to be the principal reason for dismissal even though protected disclosures hidden from the dismissing officer…
Running a disciplinary investigation is a daunting prospect, particularly for a manager without experience of such processes. It’s understandable that investigators may need support and guidance from HR or in-house legal.
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.