Abernethy v Mott, Hay and Anderson CA 1974

  • Abernethy v Mott, Hay and Anderson [1974] ICR 323, Court of Appeal (1974 Feb. 5, 6 Lord Denning M.R., Cairns and James L.JJ)

Case Summary

Authority for the proposition that:-

an employer's failure to use the correct legal term for the reason for dismissal (in this case wrongly giving the reason as redundancy rather than capability) does not matter if an employment tribunal is able to find the principal reason for dismissal from the facts.

 

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