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Metrobus Ltd v Cook

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    Metrobus Ltd v Unite the Union [2009] IRLR 851 CA (0 other reports)

statutory disciplinary and dismissal procedures | compensation uplift

In Metrobus Ltd v Cook EAT/0490/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that an employment tribunal did not err in increasing the amount of unfair dismissal compensation by 40% where an employer had failed to follow the statutory disciplinary and dismissal procedure.

A dismissal will be held to be automatically unfair where an employer has failed to comply with a requirement of the relevant dismissal and disciplinary procedure.